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    May 26, 2015

    Report: U.K. postdocs need more skills

    U.K. scientists—especially postdocs—lack interdisciplinary, statistical, and computational skills that are needed within the U.K. biology and bioscience community, a report says.

    May 22, 2015

    Playing the field

    Gretchen Meyer drifted for a while, but her early experiences ultimately took her back to nature.

    May 21, 2015

    Dr., No: Science career roadblocks

    Our columnist lists and describes the most common roadblocks faced by those pursuing science careers.

    May 19, 2015

    Starting a national conversation in Michigan

    A conference sponsored by the University of Michigan attracts hundreds to discuss biomedical training reform.

    May 13, 2015

    Depression afflicts almost half of STEM graduate students at UC Berkeley

    Report of survey results highlights challenges to graduate student well-being

    May 11, 2015

    What well-dressed riffraff are wearing this season

    Future of Research is selling T-shirts, with proceeds going to operating costs for the organization’s 2015 Boston meeting.

    May 08, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 08 May 2015

    Defunding earth science … Saving ‘real people’ from science bullies … Dealing with disruption … NIH East … Dr. Pill … Subtle bias ... Working Life

    May 06, 2015

    Dear Dr. Neufeld

    Every day, professors receive e-mails from students seeking graduate positions in their labs. Most are badly written. Here’s how to write a good one.

    May 05, 2015

    A broader focus on academic lab safety

    A new task force aims to improve lab safety at hundreds of universities.

    April 30, 2015

    A time limit on postdoctoral contracts: The French experience

    Young researchers in France are being squeezed between a paucity of jobs and a new law that limits how long they can stay in postdoc positions.

    April 29, 2015

    Women have a hiring advantage in the scientific stratosphere

    A widely reported study says women are preferred in faculty hiring—but it doesn’t say bias isn’t a problem at other key career points.

    April 28, 2015

    Ivy League graduate students push for unionization

    Harvard is the latest to join the movement, following Yale and Columbia.

    April 24, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 24 April 2015

    European Union research budget slashed … Showdown in Australia … America COMPETES … Big science is hard … NIH peer review works … Working Life

    April 24, 2015

    Academic integrity and copyright law entangled in legal case

    Entrepreneur sues former adviser for publishing paper without his name

    April 23, 2015

    How not to apply to grad school

    For the benefit of all of you applying to science graduate programs, our columnist confesses his mistakes in the hopes that you can avoid following in his footsteps.

    April 16, 2015

    Your self-promotion balancing act

    Seek the credit you deserve—all of it—but not more.

    April 10, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 10 April 2015

    Why did you become a scientist? … Reproducibility … Nurturing translational research … Think globally … Small satellites … Working Life.

    April 09, 2015

    Learning to lead

    A conference organized by students and postdocs introduces young scientists to the culture of biotech and the challenges of working in the field.

    April 07, 2015

    Eroding benefits for UMD postdocs? [REVISED]

    Proposed changes in how the University of Maryland classifies postdocs illustrate the pressures that lead universities to train postdocs in ever-larger numbers.

    April 07, 2015

    Biologist. Engineer. Brewer.

    Developing equipment at Starbucks and earning a biochemistry Ph.D. helped Tom Schmidlin achieve his beer-brewing dreams.

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