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September 02, 2011

A Father-and-Son Journey Into Synthetic Biology

Justin Siegel rationally engineered unnatural enzymes partly thanks to technology his dad helped develop.

June 20, 2008

Opportunities Abound in Toxicology

So far in her career, Nadia Moore has toured several major subfields of toxicology.

October 05, 2007

Education Research: A New (Tenure) Track for Scientists

"Trying to get tenure in that department, I perceived, was going to be a battle." --Dawn Del Carlo.

Stephanie McGuire
June 24, 2013

Stephanie McGuire

Classical music and science have a lot in common, says the opera singer with a Ph.D. in psychoacoustics. She wants to help people from all backgrounds appreciate both.

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August 27, 2013

The Agony and Ecstasy of Cross-disciplinary Collaboration

Collaborating with peers outside your field can be rewarding and career-boosting—but it can also make you an outsider in your own field.

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.

September 08, 2006

Policy Issues and Emotions

"Students interested in political science might try volunteering at local political campaigns, nongovernmental organizations, citizen advocacy groups, and interest groups." --Charles Taber

July 10, 2013

Overcoming Health and Disability Challenges

Scientists with disabilities and health issues have proved repeatedly that they can perform well as scientists.

April 09, 2013

How Interactive Peer Review Works

Science Careers looks at the pros and cons for young scientists to take part in interactive peer review processes both as authors and reviewers.
 

December 09, 2005

Piecing Together the Past

“Biocultural anthropologists are physical anthropologists that are committed to determining the facts of peoples’ lives by integrating biological and cultural data
.”--Rachel Watkins

The Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria
March 08, 2013

Vienna Event Aims to Help Eastern Scientists Compete for European Grants

In Vienna, Eastern and central European scientists gathered to network and learn how to be more competitive for ERC grants.

May 18, 2007

Behavioral Scientists Get Off the Trail

Here are six examples of behavioral scientists who have stepped off the academic path into some interesting territory.

June 30, 2006

The Value of Working Together

Fast Forward
May 10, 2013

Careers in Fast-Forward, Part 2

Institutional fellowships offer recent Ph.D.s the chance to leap right into running their own labs.

June 21, 2013

Changing Career Advice

As careers in science become more globalized and competitive, advice for job-seekers needs to keep up with the times.

September 26, 2013

Funding Cuts Ravage Academic Laboratories

Science funding cuts are piling up and causing layoffs; will tenure-track faculty be next?