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    September 18, 2009

    A Physicist Finds a Rewarding Career in Charity

    Theoretical physicist Lucy Heady switched from science to solving social problems by pursuing a career in the charitable sector.

    October 30, 2009

    Returning to Science

    With the right support, it is possible to succeed in science after a family-related hiatus.

    November 20, 2009

    Audacity, Part 3: Funding Audacious Science

    What are the best strategies for funding high-risk, high-reward research?

    November 27, 2009

    Climate Change Research Broadens to Meet New Challenges

    New programs are emerging to help prepare scientists for the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of climate change research.

    December 11, 2009

    Dealing With a Lab Leader's Death

    When a principal investigator dies, it leaves behind a scientific gap, practical problems, and grieving colleagues.

    December 11, 2009

    Vocalizing Science

    Ari Daniel Shapiro is leaving scientific research to produce radio programs about science and the people who do science.

    December 25, 2009

    Science Careers Editors' Best of 2009

    Science Careers editors selected the articles they thought best described 2009, a year many scientists would just as soon forget.

    January 01, 2010

    A Scientist's Infectious Enthusiasm

    PECASE winner Benjamin tenOever is an unconventional virologist who's working to make his discoveries clinically relevant.

    January 08, 2010

    Taken for Granted: A Shot at Transforming America's Energy Future

    A postdoc's new company wins one the 37 coveted first-round ARPA-E grants.

    January 08, 2010

    Generating Science and Public Interest

    Portuguese cellular biologist Mónica Bettencourt-Dias sees promoting science communication as an integral part of her job.

    February 05, 2010

    Making Science and Family Fit

    A mother of three and winner of a European Research Council starting grant, Michal Sharon has managed to have both a family and a scientific career.

    March 26, 2010

    Structuring a Career Around Gallium Nitride

    An early success in growing indium gallium nitride quantum dots put the career of material scientist Rachel Oliver on a fast track.

    May 14, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Intimate Collaborators

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

    June 04, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Making a Federal Case of Young Scientists' Concerns

    Two issues important to postdocs and other science trainees have been elevated recently to the federal level.

    June 11, 2010

    Designing a Career in Biomedical Engineering

    Engineers, biologists, mathematicians, physicists, and chemists can all contribute to the development of medical devices and assistance technologies.

    June 11, 2010

    New Partnership Aims to Improve Research Careers Down Under

    Edwina McGlinn will be Australia's first program leader under a new partnership with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory.

    June 18, 2010

    Changing Oceans: Viewing Coral Reefs Through a Cultural Lens

    Human geographer Joshua Cinner studies how people and coral reefs interact, information that informs coral reef–management decisions.

    July 23, 2010

    Re-Visioning a Career

    David Price launched a career in computer science after losing his sight during graduate training in geology.
    August 27, 2010

    Making Team Science Work: Advice From a Team

    A long-term commitment and a supportive environment allow the Yale Melanoma Research Group to excel.

    September 17, 2010

    Tooling Up: A Job-Search Plan for the Person Without One (Part 2)

    The key to a successful job hunt is to precisely target particular jobs and to demonstrate that you can solve the hiring manager's particular problem.