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    September 24, 2010

    Making Each Other More Human

    The 50-year partnership of Donald and Ada Olins is based on good communication and a shared passion for chromatin structure.

    October 01, 2010

    Expand Your Professional-Skills Training

    Voluntary activities such as helping to organize conferences offer early career scientists opportunities to gain new skills and broaden horizons.

    October 22, 2010

    Making a Difference in the Classroom and on the Stage

    Molecular biologist Jeff Polish loves an audience, whether they're sitting at desks or on chairs.

    November 12, 2010

    Working With Industry Under a Microscope

    Regulations seem to discourage academic scientists from partnering with industry, but such collaboration is essential to translational research.

    December 03, 2010

    Choosing Between Science and Caring?

    Research suggests that many able women view careers in hard science as inimical to important values.

    December 17, 2010

    Breakthrough of the Year: Bridging the Quantum and the Classical Worlds

    Ph.D. student Aaron O'Connell was able to induce and measure quantum effects in the motion of a micrometer-sized mechanical oscillator.

    December 24, 2010

    The Best of Science Careers, 2010

    It was a difficult year for careers in science but another good year for Science Careers.

    January 28, 2011

    Science Blogging and Tenure

    Can pretenured scientists blog about science without damaging their careers? It depends.

    February 18, 2011

    Playing the Name Game

    Need to find out who's who inside a company? Here's how the pros do it.

    March 25, 2011

    Learning How to Conduct Cancer Clinical Trials

    Training courses outline the challenges and opportunities in conducting cancer clinical trials.

    April 01, 2011

    Experimental Error: Achieving Immortality

    How can we ensure that future students will read our names when, many years from now, they open their science textbooks on their iPad 15s?

    April 01, 2011

    Slipping Humor Into Scientific Presentations

    Humor can be an added bonus in scientific talks, provided you know when and how to use it.

    April 08, 2011

    Q&A: Philip Phillips: A Roundabout Approach to Superconductivity

    His unconventional training allowed theoretical condensed matter physicist Philip Phillips to tackle superconductivity using a novel and indirect approach.

    April 22, 2011

    Finding a Niche in Food and Health Research

    Three researchers on food and health describe how they developed careers in the field.

    June 03, 2011

    Reinventing the Standard Model of Science Presentations

    A developmental biologist turned design expert thinks there are better ways to present scientific information.

    July 15, 2011

    Sowing Seeds Through Plant Taxonomy

    Portuguese plant researcher Célia Cabral co-founded a company to produce essential oils in order to help her country's agriculture and economy.

    August 26, 2011

    Experimental Error: This Is Only a (Giant, Scary, Career-Determining) Test

    As we are training to become fully fledged scientists, we ourselves are the test subjects.

    September 09, 2011

    Seeking Work in the Social Net

    Social media Web sites allow job seekers to present a fuller image of themselves and to interact directly with potential employers.

    September 30, 2011

    Modern Sherlock Holmes With a Business Twist

    Scientists working in business intelligence analyze large data sets for business clients.

    October 07, 2011

    Scientists as Competitive-Intelligence Analysts

    Scientific training gives applicants most of the skills companies need to keep track of the competition.