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    June 14, 2013

    Computer Scientists Get Wet

    By picking up the fundamentals of biology, computer scientists are contributing to the life sciences.

    April 14, 2014

    An Eloquent Career Picture for Ph.D. Biologists

    An infographic displays common career paths for biology Ph.D.-holders.

    July 11, 2014

    What Are You Likely to Do With That Major?

    A data visualization tool from the U.S. Census Bureau connects college majors to the occupational groups they populate.

    February 10, 2014

    Would You Like Working in Industry?

    An essay in Molecular Biology of the Cell describes what it's like to work as a scientist in the biotech industry.

    March 13, 2014

    A Different Kind of Experimental Model

    A clothing company uses smart women to sell its spring collection.

    July 08, 2014

    A Young Tag Team Detects a Major Pipeline Leak

    A graduate student and a Twitter software engineer team up to write an article showing that on average, elite labs run by men are not women-friendly.

    April 04, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 4 April 2014

    STAP misconduct … DARPA goes biotech … chasing money in bioscience … what young scientists would do with extra time.

    June 04, 2014

    Luck, Brilliance, and Persistence

    Nobel laureate Stanley Prusiner attributes his career success to luck, but we think that other factors were involved.

    Zebrafish Nuclei
    June 07, 2013

    A Research Career in Focus

    Philipp Keller is singularly focused on improving quantitative microscopy techniques, no matter where that takes him.
    September 11, 2013

    Can I Get a Ph.D. in Collaboration?

    Science needs scientists who occupy the spaces between fields, to complement and bring together disciplinary experts.

    April 18, 2014

    STEM Ph.D. Workforce, Unemployment Surges

    Between 2008 and 2010, as the economy worsened, the Ph.D.-holding STEM workforce grew by nearly 6% while unemployment rose by 41%.

    October 22, 2014

    A double dose of advice

    A former graduate student (and current postdoc) offers tips on working jointly with two graduate advisers.

    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.

    November 19, 2013

    A Career as a College Science Teacher

    Yes, it is possible to have a satisfying career focused mainly on college teaching.

    February 27, 2014

    Magnetic Fields, or, The Minor Matter of Your Major

    Before we even know what the different science disciplines truly involve, we're expected to choose a field we'll pursue for the rest of our lives.

    September 05, 2013

    "The 'S' in STEM is Oversold"

    A report from College Measures shows that employers value vocational skills more than academic credentials—and that life scientists earn less than those in other scientific and technical fields.

    April 01, 2014

    Research on a Shoestring in India

    At mid-level institutions in India, researchers learn to thrive with limited funding and other resources.

    May 21, 2014

    Training Reforms Could Boost Productivity

    In Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Shirley Tilghman argues that sensible training reforms need not reduce research productivity.

    September 03, 2013

    Beyond CVs and Impact Factors: An Employer's Manifesto

    There's a lot of talk about finding better ways to hire academic scientists. One department is doing more than talk.

    November 11, 2014

    Reflections of a woman pioneer

    During her long career, physicist Mildred Dresselhaus has won many awards, including the National Medal of Science. We sat down with her for a chat.

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