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    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.

    Taken for Granted
    June 20, 2013

    Project to Track Ph.D. Careers

    The Ph.D. Placement Project from the Chronicle of Higher Education aims to gather and report data on career outcomes for people with Ph.D.s.

    June 14, 2013

    Computer Scientists Get Wet

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

    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.

    Taken for Granted
    June 05, 2013

    Study to Examine Academic Lab-Safety Culture

    The yearlong study aims to improve campus safety practices.

    Lotfi A. Zadeh
    May 31, 2013

    Lotfi A. Zadeh

    A professor emeritus advises young scientists to deemphasize controversial aspects of their work—or to avoid controversy until they are established.

    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.

    kangaroo
    May 28, 2013

    NIH's Pathway to Independence Award Aims Younger

    Eligibility for the K99/R00 "kangaroo" award will cut to 4 years post-Ph.D. to encourage postdocs to apply earlier.

    May 24, 2013

    In Defense of Playing Around in the Lab

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

    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.

    May 17, 2013

    It's Not Always the Best and Brightest (Part 2)

    Often, the people who get noticed are the ones who get hired.

    May 13, 2013

    When All Science Becomes Data Science

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

    San Francisco VA
    May 10, 2013

    Suit Brought for Wrongful Death of Lab Worker

    The family of Richard Din is suing San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center for failing to adequately enforce infectious-agent safety protocols.

    Michael Yaffe
    May 10, 2013

    Michael Yaffe

    The systems biologist and trauma surgeon talks about treating patients after the Boston Marathon bombings and about his career.

    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 03, 2013

    A Prison Sentence for Altering Data

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

    Katherine Button
    April 30, 2013

    Questioning the Validity of Neuroscience Results

    A recent analysis in neuroscience urges caution both in reading the literature and in designing your own experiments.

    Taken for Granted
    April 26, 2013

    Canada to Scrap Points System for High-Skilled Immigration

    Canada is now moving toward high-skilled immigration based on employment, according to the newsmagazine Maclean’s.
     

    April 26, 2013

    Science in Wales

    The Welsh government is accelerating its efforts to create a globally competitive science and technology base.

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