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    January 22, 2010

    Quantitative Biomedical Careers

    Physicists, mathematicians, and others are finding new ways to apply quantitative skills to biomedical sciences.

    August 29, 2008

    Making a Scientific Impact

    Kit Parker and his team of military veterans at Harvard are investigating the mechanical forces involved in traumatic brain injury.

    January 13, 2012

    Shifting Sands in Northeastern Brazil

    Physician-scientist Selma Jeronimo is looking for ways to control the spread of leishmaniasis.

    August 28, 2009

    Winning Strategies: Advice from PECASE Winners

    There are no fail-safe recipes for success, but some basic, tried-and-true principles can be counted on.

    August 01, 2008

    Careers in Research Support

    "[Working in research support] allows me to translate direct understanding of the sciences to help science without actually doing science." --Elisabeth Prescott

    November 30, 2012

    Time Off for Dad

    Paternity leave helps fathers and mothers advance their careers; too bad it's not more common.

    May 28, 2014

    Guardians of Science

    Scientist-investigators at the U.S. Office of Research Integrity are on the front lines of the war to protect the scientific literature.

    July 29, 2011

    Science in Namibia

    In a new series, Science Careers shows what it's like to do science in different parts of the world, starting with Namibia.

    July 29, 2011

    Securing Food for Namibia's Future

    Namibia is one of the driest countries in sub-Saharan Africa. It contains two deserts -- the Namib and the Kalahari --...
    July 29, 2011

    Conflict Resolution

    Many people in Namibia depend on the resources found in nature -- plants, animals, grazing land, and limited water...
    February 27, 2009

    The Bigger Questions

    Chemical engineer Kristala Jones Prather's work creating chemical factories inside microbes has taken her from academia to industry and back again.

    November 13, 2009

    A Scientist Finds a Niche

    Dean Pearson overcame a slow and difficult start to make a difference observing ecological communities.

    July 29, 2011

    Seeking Drug Targets in Indigenous Plants

    Davis Mumbengegwi first started asking himself scientific questions during high school in Zimbabwe. "There are lots of...
    May 23, 2008

    Family Trailblazers

    "You have to be savvy to all the nuances, the position, the place, and the institution's policies. This can be difficult if you come from a very different culture." --Rebecca Conry

    July 15, 2014

    Investigating Research Crimes

    As an institution’s chief detective for enforcing research ethics, the research integrity officer must blend investigative, bureaucratic, and scientific skills.