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    August 27, 2014

    When women have it all

    A young faculty member argues that it is, indeed, possible for a woman (or a man) to ‘have it all.’

    August 21, 2014

    Science and childbirth, the second time around

    In which our columnist attempts to replicate his earlier experiment in procreation.

    August 14, 2014

    New initiatives offer child-care solutions to traveling scientists

    Some professional societies, funders, and institutions are seeking solutions to the conference child-care problem.

    Taken for Granted
    July 31, 2014

    Using a federal stick to enforce lab safety

    Why don’t federal funders demand safe academic labs?

    July 23, 2014

    Bringing Science to the Stage

    A Spanish couple tells how they became scientists by day and socially committed actors by night.

    July 21, 2014

    Happy Thoughts May Help Postdocs Handle Stress

    An article in the journal Stress and Health is one of the first to study the mental health of postdocs.

    July 11, 2014

    Knocking HIV on the Head

    Australian postdoc Lachlan Gray is working at the crossroads of virology and neurology to combat HIV brain infection.

    July 03, 2014

    The World’s Most Comprehensive Resource for Scientists Transitioning to Industry

    If you’re pursuing a career in industry, you should read this.

    June 25, 2014

    What’s Your Science Degree Worth?

    Yes, a new study says, going to college does make financial sense—especially if you major in a STEM field (or business).

    June 24, 2014

    Dual-Career Couples at ESOF

    In Europe, attitudes toward dual-career couples are different than in the United States, so plan accordingly.

    May 20, 2014

    Forgive Me, Scientists, for I Have Sinned

    To be a proper scientist, is it necessary to conform to the standard template?

    May 08, 2014

    A Ph.D., and the Olympic Games

    While doing his Ph.D., Adam Scholefield found the time to become a professional water polo player and take part in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

    April 09, 2014

    When an Interview (Seemingly) Goes All Wrong

    How quickly you regain composure after an embarrassing moment or unexpected personal question could determine whether or not you get the job.

    March 26, 2014

    Kids Posit the Darnedest Hypotheses

    There's a lot we can learn from science fair projects that we can then apply to our own research.

    March 12, 2014

    Can a Graduate Student Get Workers’ Compensation?

    Following an injury, a Cornell University graduate student challenges the system.

    March 10, 2014

    Paul Brookes: Surviving as an Outed Whistleblower

    The controversial former blog author discusses the experience and career impact of having his cover blown.

    Taken for Granted
    March 05, 2014

    Empowered Students and Postdocs Drive Lab Safety

    A student- and postdoc-driven program at the University of Minnesota is building a strong, new safety culture.

    February 17, 2014

    Improving Your Work-Life Balance

    Panelists at the 2014 AAAS meeting offered scientists tips on how to reclaim life from work.

    Taken for Granted
    February 12, 2014

    Defending Oneself from "Product Defense"

    An article in The New Yorker describes an endocrinologist's battle against a company's attempts to discredit his science.

    January 27, 2014

    An Emerging Global Picture of Early-Career Scientists

    A new report documents the pressures and anxieties shared by early-career scientists worldwide, as they pursue an academic career.

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