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    January 18, 2008

    Mind Matters: Leaving a Lab Gracefully

    "Go through the work in progress and come to an agreement about which parts of it are nearly complete and which parts may be completed by others." --Frederick Maxfield.

    March 07, 2008

    Getting Women Scientists to the Top

    "Having more women at the top could mean that more barriers in [women's] way are broken." --Adelina Huminic-Orzu, European Platform of Women Scientists

    April 11, 2008

    The Truth About Gen Y

    If millennials and their employers can manage to smooth the way, say experts, we can expect great things from Gen Y.

    April 25, 2008

    Plumbing the Green Genome

    "I kind of clicked my heels three times and said there must be a better way." --Carl Simmons

    May 02, 2008

    Taken for Granted: Lost in Space

    "The NIH funding crisis is chronic, systemic, and much worse than reported." --Peter Cariani

    May 09, 2008

    Opportunities: Research Inc.

    A research scientist can differentiate a lab's approach not just by quality--which certainly is important--but also by the "flavor" of the work: the approach to problem-solving, the tools used, and intangibles such as originality and creativity.

    May 16, 2008

    African Americans Studying STEM: Parsing the Numbers

    Incoming African-American students express interest in the sciences, but their rate of attrition is high.

    May 30, 2008

    A Rare Opportunity Into Space

    Luck will play a big role in whether you become an astronaut, so "don't put all your eggs in one basket," suggests ESA astronaut Reinhold Ewald.

    August 01, 2008

    Careers in Research Support

    "[Working in research support] allows me to translate direct understanding of the sciences to help science without actually doing science." --Elisabeth Prescott

    August 15, 2008

    Learning the Ropes of Peer Reviewing

    A peer reviewer is "the first person seeing the most novel result in the field. This great privilege comes with great responsibility." --Ana Marusic, joint editor-in-chief,
    Croatian Medical Journal

    December 26, 2008

    Science Careers' Best of 2008

    "No, You're Not an Impostor" and other hits from 2008, selected by Science Careers editors.

    February 13, 2009

    The Man Who Wasn't There

    What does the tale of Douglas Prasher, the protein, and the Nobel Prize reveal about the scientific labor market?

    February 27, 2009

    A Double Bind: Minority Women Scientists in Europe

    Minority women in European science must struggle daily to confront an issue that remains taboo.

    March 27, 2009

    Piled Higher and Deeper: The Everyday Life of a Grad Student

    Jorge Cham's comic strip, capturing the trials and tribulations of grad school, became so popular that he left the lab for a career as a cartoonist and lecturer.

    May 08, 2009

    From Cells to Selling Science

    Scientific training helps public relations professionals tell scientific stories for their clients.

    May 15, 2009

    CTSciNet Article Index

    Here are Science Careers articles on careers in clinical and translational science.

    June 19, 2009

    Following in Darwin's Footsteps

    Archaeologist and naturalist Jordi Serrallonga has developed an unconventional career for which research and travel are both adventures.

    July 31, 2009

    Independent Postdocs, Part 1: Gaining Early Autonomy

    These days, postdocs need to demonstrate their independence early, which they can do by negotiating with advisers, seeking individual fellowships, or obtaining a junior-PI position.

    August 14, 2009

    Top 10 Tips to Maximize Your Mentoring

    Cultivating and nurturing your mentoring relationships are essential, particularly in the complex landscape of clinical and translational research.

    September 04, 2009

    A 'Natural' Step?

    Rutgers postdocs join their bosses' union as union efforts multiply across the continent.