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    July 13, 2001

    Hilary Godwin: Alone in Good Company

    "The choices I made pretty much mirrored my growth as a scientist."

    August 03, 2001

    Careers in Global Warming: Heating Up

    "New technologies for the capture and storage of carbon in fossil fuels must be implemented on a fantastic scale."

    October 26, 2001

    The Changing of the Guard at Harvey Mudd

    February 22, 2002

    The Federal Trough

    The Web's most comprehensive list of U.S. federal funding sources for scientific research

    March 08, 2002

    Shooting for the Moon

    "I figure if I can't choose the types of projects and research I want to tackle now, I never will be able to."

    April 26, 2002

    Robert Austin: An Interview

    People sometimes overestimate the extent to which the conventional assumptions apply. Often, for example, managers assume they are more qualified than they really are to judge their employees' performance.

    July 12, 2002

    Project Management for Scientists

    "You need to manage your laboratory the same way you do your science: boldly but methodically, with the right balance of purposefulness and opportunism."

    July 26, 2002

    Writing a Research Plan

    Writing an effective research plan is tricky—and important.

    October 11, 2002

    The Aging of Young Scientists

    "Just as we should have more women doing science, and more underrepresented minorities, we also should have more young people."

    October 25, 2002

    Another Scientist Shortage?

    Policy-makers say we need more scientists. But once we have found them, where do we intend to put them?

    March 07, 2003

    Taking One for the Team

    "You have to think long and hard about what you need--not just what you want, but what you cannot do without."

    March 07, 2003

    Resources for Dual-Career Couples

    Despite the geeky stereotypes, some of us scientists are interesting and--dare we say it?--sexy in our own peculiar way.

    May 12, 2003

    Managing Knowledge Workers: Rules for Absolute Beginners

    An organization that is working at full capacity lacks time for reflection and resources with which to adapt to change.

    August 22, 2003

    Selling Biotech

    Biotech sales forces are small, elite, experienced, and capable of running a total business. Many start right after college with major pharmaceutical companies, which hire thousands of salespeople annually.

    November 14, 2003

    Leiph Preston at the Epicenter

    "I have to say that everyone I worked with treated me with respect and was more than willing to help if I ran into a problem or listen to any ideas I had. I could not have asked for a better adviser than Ken Creager. He was helpful, supportive, resourceful, and just in general an all around nice guy."

    December 12, 2003

    The Path of Least Resistance

    "I grew up catching fish, frogs, insects, turtles, and crayfish and turning our bathroom and living room into a zoo."

    January 09, 2004

    Morning-After Science

    For most people, those symptoms are all too familiar: headache, achiness, tremulousness, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fatigue, and nausea--all of these are cited by Jeffrey G. Wiese and colleagues in a 2000 metastudy on hangovers published in the
    Annals of Internal Medicine.

    May 07, 2004

    The Scientific Workforce

    August 06, 2004

    Doing the Numbers

    The Rand report concludes that, although adequate data and accurate assessments of labor market conditions are important for many different parties, early career and prospective scientists are especially vulnerable.