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October 04, 2013

Your Data, Warts and All

Early-career scientists need to balance career imperatives against the need for complete and transparent reporting.

September 12, 2013

A Wake-Up Call for Postdocs

Despite some progress, a report says, postdocs need to take more responsibility for their careers.

August 06, 2013

Career Lessons From Lindau

Three young scientists tell Science Careers how their experiences at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting influenced their research and career.

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.

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.

April 10, 2013

Interactive Peer Review: Advantages for Authors

A more interactive peer-review process can help authors build recognition, increase their impact, and win priority for their scientific work.

Oxford Students
March 21, 2013

Race Gaps at England's Elite Universities

Investigations by The Guardian newspaper uncover disparities in the rates at which whites and minorities are admitted to competitive programs at Cambridge and Oxford universities.
 

AAAS Meeting
February 16, 2013

The Social Responsibilities of Scientists

At the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston on Thursday, Mark Frankel, the Director of the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights, and Law Program at AAAS, made a case for scientists to think more deeply about their social responsibilities.

Boston Eve Skyline
February 15, 2013

Tips for Successful International Collaborations

Setting up successful international collaborations is about leveling the field, especially when working with partners in developing countries.

Christos Anastopoulos in front of a small-scale model of the ATLAS detector at CERN.
December 21, 2012

Breakthrough of the Year: Seekers of the Higgs Boson

Science Careers talks to three young investigators who contributed to this year's monumental discovery.

November 09, 2012

Content Collection: Talking to the Public

The benefits of public engagement justify the effort required to develop the necessary skills.

October 05, 2012

A Career for Two, With Empathy

A husband-and-wife team studies the brain areas that allow us to feel what others feel.

September 21, 2012

Documenting Exposure for Disease Prevention

French epidemiologist Emilie Counil studies the health implications of environmental and workplace carcinogen exposure to help inform health policies.

August 31, 2012

Helping Paralympians Go for Gold

Sports biomechanics researcher Barry Mason works on improving wheelchair design for basketball and rugby athletes.

August 10, 2012

Gambling on Transformative Research

Scientists with the right skills and attitude find limited but increasing opportunities to pursue high-risk, high-reward research.

May 25, 2012

Content Collection: Lab Management

New group leaders need to learn how to manage people, projects, finances, and more.

April 13, 2012

Going Against the Grain

As a graduate student, Denis Gebauer had to work hard to prove that his unorthodox findings on crystallization were real.

March 09, 2012

Science in the Community

Researchers have much to gain from involving citizens as research partners.

February 03, 2012

Content Collection: Mentoring Advice

A good mentor at each career stage can greatly enhance your professional and personal achievement.

November 25, 2011

Networking Your Way to a Job

Biologist Mary-Rose Hoja has forged a career as a consultant in strategic networking, social media, and mingling.

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