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    December 28, 2012

    Science Careers 2012: The Year's Best Stories

    The best and most popular stories of 2012, as chosen by readers and editors.

    August 12, 2011

    Content Collection: International Mobility

    A roundup of Science Careers articles exploring international research experiences and what makes them successful.

    Trees
    February 27, 2013

    Content Collection: Gaining Independence

    Achieving independence as a researcher is a balancing act, requiring planning, on-the-job training, and diplomacy.

    November 25, 2011

    Perspective: Two New Studies Address Jobs in STEM

    Recent reports on the scientific and technical workforce come to different conclusions.

    December 30, 2011

    Science Careers 2011: The Year's Best Stories

    The best and most popular stories of 2011, as chosen by readers and editors

    December 24, 2010

    The Best of Science Careers, 2010

    It was a difficult year for careers in science but another good year for Science Careers.

    December 01, 2006

    It Ain't Over Till It's Over

    "If [the union] is open, honest, and transparent, I think that postdocs at UCSF would welcome discussion." --Anne T. Union

    February 02, 2007

    Contemptuous Irresolution

    "In the current environment, any increase is welcome." --Dave Moore, AAMC

    November 30, 2007

    GREAT Expectations

    GREAT is now transforming its committee on postdocs into a body that will have its own independent, university-appointed membership, elected leadership, and meetings.

    April 04, 2008

    Taken for Granted: Help Is on the Way (for Some)

    Early-career issues for postdocs and other researchers who deserve better

    March 05, 2010

    Taken for Granted: Labor Unions and Postdoc Disputes

    His life in tatters, one former UMass postdoc sues his college and his adviser as postdocs on three UMass campuses unionize.

    June 03, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Immigrants and Entrepreneurship

    Recent research questions some popular estimates of the role of the foreign-born in founding high-tech companies.

    August 05, 2011

    Taken for Granted: Everything Money Can Buy

    The vast wealth of the oil-rich Arab states is creating opportunities for scientists who can stand the heat.

    March 02, 2012

    Taken for Granted: Foreign Invasion

    What happens when an influx of established talent invades a small research field?

    August 04, 2006

    NIH Urges Career Training and Tracking

    "Programs should provide all NRSA trainees with additional professional development skills and career guidance."

    May 05, 2006

    A Novel Look at Postdocs

    "Nowadays," she continued, "people have much more freedom in their personal lives and professional choices than they did when they were sold to an apprenticeship in the old days, and yet, at the same time, they're buying into this almost feudal system in which once you dedicate a certain number of years, you are bound by the amount of time you've spent." --Allegra Goodman

    June 02, 2006

    Northern Exposure

    "We need to tell society and our community that [postdocs] exist and play a major role in our research labs and our research organization." --Gary Slater, dean of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, University of Ottawa.

    October 06, 2006

    Who We Are As Scientists

    “The pressure [in science] is enormous. When I was running the IBM research labs, that was one of my biggest challenges [in] sustaining quality.” --Randy Isaac

    October 07, 2005

    Happy Birthday to Us

    In 1995, the golden age of science had been over for about 25 years, but the implications of its end were just beginning to sink in, and they are sinking in still.

    April 07, 2006

    Two Problems in Need of One Solution

    Vasquez wants "industry to step to the plate and find a way for high school teachers ... [to have] a real job in the summertime in a laboratory." Discussions with several industry leaders have thus far been encouraging, she told Next Wave.

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