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    November 16, 2015

    The tension between career risk and innovation

    Career incentives stop many researchers from pursuing risky projects

    October 30, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 30 October 2015

    Australia’s chief scientist … Critical citations … New biosafety procedures … Citizen science … Working Life

    October 23, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 23 October 2015

    Canadian election … Handling sexual harassment … Science narratives … Working Life

    October 21, 2015

    Why I don’t use humor in scientific presentations

    Our columnist explains why he stopped including jokes in his talks—and why he’s now trying to start again

    October 14, 2015

    Passion: Your secret weapon for job search success

    Our columnist advises interviewees to express the emotions driving their career choices

    October 09, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 9 October 2015

    Nobel Prizes … Jobs for refugees … Pot problems … Gene patenting … Canadian science … Working Life

    October 02, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 2 October 2015

    The pope’s astronomer ... Migrants and informatics … Predatory publishers … More money for the BRAIN initiative … Beyond “publish or perish”

    October 01, 2015

    How African Americans at NASA helped remake the segregated South

    A new book explores the connection between the 1960s moonshot and the end of the Jim Crow era in the United States.

    September 25, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 25 September 2015

    New Australian science minister … Managing research bureaucracy … STAP cell update … More trouble for NEON ... Working Life.

    September 09, 2015

    Where the jobs are

    Hidden opportunities uncovered through networking are the key to career success, a new book argues.

    August 21, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 21 August 2015

    Outrage over “pay to cite” offer … Funding chronic fatigue syndrome research … Battle over Belgian polar research station … Behind the numbers … Investigating dietary supplements … Working Life

    August 12, 2015

    A legacy of drug safety

    FDA medical officer Frances Oldham Kelsey averted the tragedy of thalidomide birth defects in the United States.

    July 16, 2015

    The space roboticist

    Vandi Verma is one of the few people in the world qualified to drive on Mars.

    July 06, 2015

    HIV researcher found guilty of research misconduct sentenced to prison

    Dong Pyou Han, who already resigned from his academic position and was sanctioned by the Office of Research Integrity, was sentenced to 57 months and fined $7.2 million.

    July 02, 2015

    Cold emails and hot coffee, part 3

    Once you’ve made new connections, it’s time to contact them in person and set up an informational interview.

    June 12, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 12 June 2015

    Researcher or spy? … Russian scientists protest reforms … $28 billion spent annually on nonreproducible research … Conflicts of interest for climate change skeptic … Entrepreneurship special issue … Working Life

    June 10, 2015

    Aligning career expectations with academic reality

    More tenured employment opportunities must be given to young scientists, but they also ought to recalibrate their career expectations, a new report says.

    April 28, 2015

    NIH needs your advice

    NIH and one of its institutes are seeking feedback on issues that encompass the future and sustainability of the biomedical research workforce.

    April 03, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 3 April 2015

    Fake peer review exposed … Editor resigns over pay-to-play … Restoring faith in RIKEN … Aligning communication and incentives … Working Life

    March 17, 2015

    Disability as a difference of perspective

    Ken O’Neill, who is deaf, offers advice on how to present a disability when applying for a job.