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May 31, 2002

The Selfish Gene: Data Sharing and Withholding in Academic Genetics

"When faced with decisions about sharing, scientists should consider seriously the broader impact of their decisions on the fundamental characteristics of the scientific enterprise and, when at all possible, err on the side of openness."

April 15, 2005

Technostarters - Chair of Success

I've also learned that entrepreneurship is not about the pursuit of fast money; it's about achieving a long-sought personal goal.

July 01, 2005

Finding the Right Response to a Global Invader

Though the competition may be stiff, getting into such a high profile field has its own career rewards.

July 08, 2005

From Mexicali to Harvard

His circuitous route took him through numerous low-paying jobs to community college, a bachelor's degree at the University of Washington, and--eventually--to graduate school at Harvard.

September 09, 2005

The University in Corporate Clothing

"This is an environment where everyone is considered and assumed to be a responsible, engaged adult until proven otherwise. You do what you have to do to get the job done." -Holly Butler

September 09, 2005

A Look at Health Care Biotech

Stephen James: "As a scientist, you must be willing to work toward making a product." Gaining new knowledge for its own sake it not enough.

September 09, 2005

More Commercial Awareness for the European Biotech Industry

Young scientists have to be willing to learn about the commercialisation of new products and the related market if they are to play an important role in developing European biotech into a more mature industry.

November 04, 2005

Funding Opportunities in Neuroscience

November 04, 2005

Getting Wired: Pathway of a Neuroscientist

"I remember starting out with a simple interest in languages and language acquisition as a hobby. Now it's taken me to looking at how the brain is hardwired, and understanding how the influence of environment can alter this wiring structure." --Edward Ruthazer

May 26, 2006

NIH Wants Better Results From Minority Programs

March 02, 2007

A "Hippocratic Oath" for Scientists?

Jones believes that senior scientists have "lost a sense of accountability to the next generation insofar as all of our interests in them are self interests ... so that
our career can get advanced but not necessarily
their career."

June 08, 2007

Opportunities: From PDF to IPO, One Scientist's Journey

"Listen to everyone who has something to say, file the opinions, and make your own decisions anyway." --Avi Spier

April 25, 2008

Young Swedish Scientist Reveals Fast-Track Career Secrets

He has demanded much from himself and his colleagues ever since he was young.

June 27, 2008

Creativity and Persistence Overcome Failure

Tony Kouzarides also has a strong commitment to asking what he calls the "right questions" and an unusual willingness to bet on his instincts.

January 20, 2012

Genetic Engineering on Steroids

Synthetic biologist Ron Weiss has moved from programming computers to programming cells.

January 27, 2012

Your Voice: Your Passport to Authority

A more relaxed, decisive, and authoritative voice can be a definite asset in a scientific career.

November 23, 2012

Successful Careers: A Matter of Confidence

Identifying and addressing self-confidence issues can help early-career scientists make swifter progress.

December 28, 2012

Science Careers 2012: The Year's Best Stories

The best and most popular stories of 2012, as chosen by readers and editors.

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January 18, 2013

Is NSF's 'Product' Category a Finished Product?

The agency has updated its grant proposal guide, but its new use of "products" in the biosketch, in place of publications, is ambiguous.

February 15, 2013

The Law of Reciprocity

In almost every work environment the ability to influence others is an essential job skill.

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