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March 29, 2002

Science Writer in Residence

I sent out a round robin to a dozen heads of departments asking whether they would take me in as a science writer in residence.

March 31, 2006

Scientists Step Into the Classroom

Botanist-turned-teacher Liam Garvey describes his ultimate reward as "when a kid gets it. You see the light of understanding; that's the kick."

April 29, 2005

Not Your Father's Postdoc

"The number one thing that every postdoc needs to think about is what they want to do when they grow up." - Ida Chow, executive officer of the Society of Developmental Biology

January 13, 2006

Career Blocker: Bad Advisors

"My ex-PI was so frugal, I had to scrub and re-use all the disposable items.” - Dorothy.

July 16, 2004

Tooling Up: Career Success Factors, Part 2--Ten Habits of Successful Scientists

"The most successful people realize that counting on perfection at all times is impractical." --Michael Zigmond

February 10, 2006

Plant Sciences: A Minority Perspective

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

Patrick Canupp
January 11, 2013

Science on the Fast Track

NASCAR is hiring mechanical engineers and aerodynamics scientists to shave milliseconds off lap times and push racecars to their limits.

 
May 13, 2013

When All Science Becomes Data Science

As traditional disciplines become more data-focused, traditional scientists need to become more "pi-shaped".

Knatokie Ford
May 22, 2013

Forging the Way for Other Minority Scientists

A desire to prove to disadvantaged students that they, too, could be successful carried Knatokie Ford through her graduate program at Harvard.

Ethan Perlstein
May 17, 2013

Going Rogue

As a prestigious Princeton fellowship came to an end, Ethan Perlstein decided to strike out on his own.

Taken for Granted
June 05, 2013

Study to Examine Academic Lab-Safety Culture

The yearlong study aims to improve campus safety practices.

Stephanie McGuire
June 24, 2013

Stephanie McGuire

Classical music and science have a lot in common, says the opera singer with a Ph.D. in psychoacoustics. She wants to help people from all backgrounds appreciate both.

Ruth and Victor Nussenzweig
June 25, 2013

A Fresh Start, Back in Brazil, at 85

Scientist-couple Ruth and Victor Nussenzweig have been inseparable since meeting in medical school more than 60 years ago.

June 28, 2013

Silverbacks and Whippersnappers

In his mid-30s prime, our columnist discusses the common traits of younger and older scientists.
 

February 18, 2011

Playing the Name Game

Need to find out who's who inside a company? Here's how the pros do it.

November 25, 2011

Networking Your Way to a Job

Biologist Mary-Rose Hoja has forged a career as a consultant in strategic networking, social media, and mingling.

June 08, 2007

Opportunities: From PDF to IPO, One Scientist's Journey

"Listen to everyone who has something to say, file the opinions, and make your own decisions anyway." --Avi Spier

September 24, 2010

Making Each Other More Human

The 50-year partnership of Donald and Ada Olins is based on good communication and a shared passion for chromatin structure.

May 14, 2010

Taken for Granted: Intimate Collaborators

Scientists' strong propensity to pair up romantically, research shows, can either help or hurt their careers.

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