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    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.

    October 12, 2012

    Perspective: Embrace Flexible Work Arrangements

    To achieve gender equality in science, shift men’s perceptions of what is professionally acceptable.

    August 10, 2012

    Science Training and Mental Health

    In the wake of the Colorado shootings, the scientific community should pay more attention to the psychological wellbeing of emerging scientists.

    June 22, 2012

    Career Q&A: Equality for Quality

    Curt Rice of the University of Tromsø discusses why helping women prepare for promotions is both right and smart.

    June 01, 2012

    Just Herself

    In her life and her search for gravitational waves, the MacArthur-winning MIT physicist Nergis Mavalvala is comfortable in her own skin.

    April 06, 2012

    What the Doctors Ordered

    Medical practice has changed to meet the needs of female physicians. How likely is academic science to make a similar adjustment?

    February 03, 2012

    Content Collection: Mentoring Advice

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

    January 06, 2012

    Getting Science to Those Who Need It

    A former Silicon Valley entrepreneur found his calling helping biotech-derived therapies reach those who need them most.

    September 30, 2011

    Are African Americans Surging in Computer Science?

    A report suggests a big jump in Black/African-American enrollment in computer science graduate programs.

    August 12, 2011

    Content Collection: International Mobility

    A roundup of Science Careers articles exploring international research experiences and what makes them successful.

    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.

    January 28, 2011

    A Loyal Fan of Women's Health Research

    Physician-scientist Rebecca Jackson's enthusiasm for research is matched only by her passion for Ohio State football.

    January 14, 2011

    Perspective: Stumbling Through History: Discovering Unsung African-American Chemists

    Two chemists uncover the story of the Knox brothers, who had distinguished careers in chemistry at a time when that was a very difficult thing to do for African Americans.

    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.

    November 26, 2010

    Reducing the Impact of Negative Stereotypes on the Careers of Minority and Women Scientists

    Research suggests that women and minority scientists can prevent negative stereotypes from impacting their careers.

    October 01, 2010

    Closeted Discoverers: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Scientists

    Think “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” applies only to the military? This too happens in the sciences, at all levels, from academia and industry to professional societies.

    June 11, 2010

    Designing a Career in Biomedical Engineering

    Engineers, biologists, mathematicians, physicists, and chemists can all contribute to the development of medical devices and assistance technologies.

    May 14, 2010

    In Person: Studying the Implications of New Medical Technologies

    People with scientific training are needed to explore ethical, legal, and social issues involved in bringing science into the clinic.

    April 02, 2010

    Profiles in Technological Adaptation

    With assists from technology -- sometimes high and sometimes low -- these scientists are overcoming obstacles and getting their work done.

    March 19, 2010

    Mind Matters: Back to Work After a Baby

    Dropping off an infant at daycare is very stressful for new mothers returning to work.

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