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    October 09, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 9 October 2015

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

    October 09, 2015

    Industry experience as a platform for academic careers

    Hear advice from scientists and engineers who have worked in private and public companies and transitioned back into academia.

    October 08, 2015

    Help others—and help your career

    While volunteering at a scientific conference, Tal Polak came up with an idea to help young researchers network with top scientists.

    October 05, 2015

    New guidebook aims to help female postdocs

    Book describes resources professional societies offer to support postdoc women—and men

    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 02, 2015

    Science and technology in Central China

    Central China is a growing hub for researchers and tech companies to launch exciting projects in science and engineering.

    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 18, 2015

    Effective teaching: to be an effective educator, get active

    Evidence-based teaching strategies are changing how some faculty shape their courses.

    September 03, 2015

    Men have a greater tendency to cite themselves, study says

    A recent study suggests that men are substantially more likely to blow their own horns than women, with potential career consequences.

    August 28, 2015

    Transitioning fields between a Ph.D. and postdoc

    Switching fields midstream requires thoughtful analysis, research, and due diligence. Hear advice from researchers who have made the transition.

    August 28, 2015

    The fungi that ate my house

    Joan W. Bennett shares how she was able to pick up the pieces and revitalize her research after Hurricane Katrina destroyed her home.

    August 07, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 7 August 2015

    In the Pipeline … Golden rice retraction … Possible energy reform and research funds … Fight over Alzheimer’s data continues … Extreme field work … Working Life

    August 06, 2015

    As research teams grow, academic career prospects may shrink

    A recent survey found that the larger the research project team, the more it functions like a small factory, with implications for the training and career prospects of young scientists.

    July 31, 2015

    Grad students behaving badly

    Our esteemed columnist warns against some of the common offenses that grad students have been known to commit.

    July 29, 2015

    Countering gender bias at conferences

    Female speakers are underrepresented at some conferences, but a vocal group of advocates is working to address the problem.

    July 24, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 24 July 2015

    New institute in honor of deceased HIV/AIDS researcher ... Possible reforms for federal research regulations … Rethinking graduate education … Working Life

    July 23, 2015

    Journeying back in time with ancient DNA

    Three young researchers establish careers in the exciting field of ancient DNA.

    July 21, 2015

    Another report urging reform for biomedical workforce training

    Authors offer suggestions gleaned from nine earlier reports about the issue

    July 17, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 17 July 2015

    Smart lakes … 21st Century Cures Act … Museum faces closure threat ... Psychologists enable torture ... Eye on the prize … Tough advice ... Working Life

    July 14, 2015

    Balancing career and family

    An increasing number of scientists—men and women—aim to succeed both at work and at home.