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May 03, 2013

A Prison Sentence for Altering Data

A British scientist is going to prison for 3 months for falsifying data.

May 06, 2013

Indre Viskontas

This cognitive scientist/opera singer learned to love science and music separately before figuring out how to bring them together.

May 13, 2013

When All Science Becomes Data Science

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

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.

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.

May 24, 2013

In Defense of Playing Around in the Lab

In science, sometimes, mistakes are not merely good, they're extraordinary.

Taken for Granted
May 29, 2013

Some Dissenting Views on the Immigration Bill

The Senate immigration bill may enjoy the support of the president and other national leaders, but some are highly critical of its high-skill labor provisions.

Taken for Granted
June 05, 2013

Study to Examine Academic Lab-Safety Culture

The yearlong study aims to improve campus safety practices.

June 10, 2013

Going Online for Research Funding

Crowd-funding could prove to be just a niche funding source, but it could also end up changing how science is done.

June 14, 2013

Computer Scientists Get Wet

By picking up the fundamentals of biology, computer scientists are contributing to the life sciences.

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.

Taken for Granted
June 27, 2013

Paper Disputing Mismatch Theory Leaves Open Question

A concurring opinion at the U.S. Supreme Court draws attention to diversity policy in college admissions.

June 28, 2013

Silverbacks and Whippersnappers

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

The Great Wall of China at Jinshanling
July 22, 2013

Not Going Abroad and Not Coming Home

China and Japan face contrasting challenges when it comes to managing young scientists' experiences overseas.

August 06, 2013

Career Lessons From Lindau

Three young scientists tell Science Careers how their experiences at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting influenced their research and career.

August 15, 2013

Your Personal Marketing Plan

The key to getting hired is to define and communicate your unique value proposition.

August 20, 2013

A Cloudburst of Computing Power

For scientists seeking computing resources, the commercial cloud offers an alternative to supercomputers and high-performance computing centers.

August 22, 2013

Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: The Challenges of Interdisciplinary Science

The hardest part of interdisciplinary collaborations is collaborating in an interdisciplinary way.

Taken for Granted
August 26, 2013

Smart, Young, Female—and Out of Luck?

Top Chinese university science programs—and also employers—discriminate against women applicants, reports say.

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