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    July 01, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Creating Opportunities

    Two university-based jobs programs are helping to boost opportunities for scientists who are already trained.

    November 04, 2011

    Conquering Information Overload

    How can you keep from drowning in the sea of information your work depends on?

    November 11, 2011

    NASA's Planetary Protection Officer

    Cassie Conley's job is, among other challenges, to protect Earth from the scum of the universe -- especially the pond scum.

    February 10, 2012

    Questing for Blue Oceans

    A Spanish molecular nanotechnology researcher, TR35 Innovator of the Year, company founder, and policy adviser encourages early-career scientists to incite scientific revolutions.

    March 09, 2012

    Science in the Community

    Researchers have much to gain from involving citizens as research partners.

    April 06, 2012

    What the Doctors Ordered

    Medical practice has changed to meet the needs of female physicians. How likely is academic science to make a similar adjustment?

    April 13, 2012

    Computational Biologists: The Next Pharma Scientists?

    Drug development companies are now hiring more computational biologists, creating an abundance of high-paying jobs.

    April 13, 2012

    Going Against the Grain

    As a graduate student, Denis Gebauer had to work hard to prove that his unorthodox findings on crystallization were real.

    July 06, 2012

    Pushing Students Toward STEM

    A national STEM workforce conference suggests numerous plans to boost STEM education and training, but few to make jobs more desirable.

    July 06, 2012

    Asking the Public for Money

    Scientists can raise small amounts of cash for their research through online crowd-funding sites.

    October 05, 2012

    A Career for Two, With Empathy

    A husband-and-wife team studies the brain areas that allow us to feel what others feel.

    May 24, 2002

    Producing Minority Engineers

    "A diverse faculty is a sure sign of an increasingly diverse student body that a woman or a person of color can excel and achieve."

    April 12, 2002

    Women Without Tenure, Part 4: Why It Matters; What to Do

    If the profession does not act now, faculty diversity may be stalled for another 30 years--which does not serve the interests of the academy or society at large.

    February 18, 2000

    TRANSFORMING A DISCIPLINE: A New Breed of Scientist-Advocate Emerges

    April 21, 2006

    Tooling Up: Guerrilla Marketing Yourself

    "Personal branding is not about presenting a false image. It is about understanding what is unique about you--your accomplishments, experience, attitude--and then using that to differentiate yourself from other job hunters. Your brand is your edge in the job market." --Levinson and Perry

    October 28, 2005

    The European Nanoworld, Under a Magnifying Glass

    There is often more to a job in a nanotech company than ordinary R&D work.

    March 08, 2002

    Who Wants to Be an Entrepreneur?

    Entrepreneurs can be made, as well as born.

    May 05, 2006

    Group Diversity: Mock Juries Reveal Surprising Effects of Diversity on Groups

    A study conducted by Samuel R. Sommers indicates that juries including a mix of ethnicities perform better than all-white juries.

    February 08, 2002

    Flag Waivers

    A National Interest Waiver bypasses the ponderous labor-certification process.

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