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    June 29, 2015

    Leaving science for science writing

    At The Open Notebook, Julia Rosen describes her transition via a lovely metaphor.

    November 03, 2015

    What kinds of science do ERC grantees do?

    A new European Research Council report offers a snapshot of the areas of frontier research it funds.

    September 24, 2010

    Don't Worry, I'm (Un)Professional: A Guide to Your Laboratory Colleagues

    Our Experimental Error columnist asks, "Who are the people in your fume hood?"

    March 15, 2002

    Undergraduate Scholarships Special

    Christos Anastopoulos in front of a small-scale model of the ATLAS detector at CERN.
    December 21, 2012

    Breakthrough of the Year: Seekers of the Higgs Boson

    Science Careers talks to three young investigators who contributed to this year's monumental discovery.

    September 18, 2009

    Pushing the Regulatory Agenda on Adult Stem Cells

    María Pascual has influenced European policy from her perch in regulatory affairs at an adult stem cell drug development company in Spain.

    June 24, 2011

    Experimental Error: What Happens in the Lab Stays in the Lab

    Our labs are science-based mini-societies -- so why do we run them in the same arbitrary and bureaucratic way as the rest of the world?

    December 02, 2011

    To Replicate or Not To Replicate?

    Graduate students need to decide whether to spend time replicating other scientists' data.

    March 05, 1999

    Intellectual Property: Do You Own Your Invention?

    July 14, 2000

    Positively Change the World (In Ways You Never Thought Possible)

    March 28, 2003

    Making an Impact

    "Dupont...had an idea he believed in and thought that he could make an impact faster if he took the industry route."

    December 21, 2001

    Universities Raise Their Game, But the Money Doesn't Flow

    55% of researchers now work in departments of international standing, compared to 31% just 5 years ago.

    August 29, 2003

    Astronomers Reflect on Graduate Education

    "What we were able to convey to meeting participants is that it is a time of progress and change in astronomy in Canada."

    July 05, 2002

    Contract Versus Tenure: Which Way to Go?

    Universities will argue that as employers they must have the ability to adapt rapidly ... contracted staff would meet this need, but I do not think it would be beneficial to the university to have a huge turnover in staff. Any expertise gained by academics would be rapidly lost due to the continuous turnover of staff.

    October 17, 2003

    No on Proposition 54, Part 1

    "The proposition would have banned colleges and universities in the state from collecting and using most racial and ethnic information. "

    June 20, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 20 June 2014

    More on the STAP cell case ... aggressive spiders ... Working Life ... NIH Bear ...

    June 25, 2014

    What’s Your Science Degree Worth?

    Yes, a new study says, going to college does make financial sense—especially if you major in a STEM field (or business).

    September 25, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 25 September 2015

    New Australian science minister … Managing research bureaucracy … STAP cell update … More trouble for NEON ... Working Life.

    November 14, 2008

    Learning to Let Go While Trusting Your Data

    Newly independent investigators must take responsibility for ensuring the integrity of their laboratory's data even as their direct control over that data declines.

    March 16, 2001

    Science in the USA: Postdoc Experience at Rockefeller