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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.

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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.

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.

August 04, 2006

NIH Urges Career Training and Tracking

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

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

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.

April 04, 2008

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

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

January 02, 2009

Taken for Granted: Brother, Can You Spare a Temporary Worker Visa?

In hard economic times, the controversial H-1B visa program, which lowers wages for Americans while exposing foreign scientists to the whims of employers, needs major reform.

March 06, 2009

Taken for Granted: Shovel-Ready Science

How the stimulus affects the scientific labor market depends on what comes after it.

April 03, 2009

Taken for Granted: The Jackpot's Consequences

As science-funding agencies begin to dispense the huge stimulus appropriation, opinions about its ultimate impact on early-career scientists are mixed.

August 07, 2009

Taken for Granted: Doing Something About the Postdoc Mess

Two new initiatives seek to prepare postdocs for off-campus careers.

October 02, 2009

Taken for Granted: Is a New Model Needed for Breakthrough Science?

Traditional PI-centered research can't solve today's big technological problems, a lab leader asserts.

February 05, 2010

Taken for Granted: Where Two Issues Stand

Concern for lab safety advances -- slowly -- while University of California postdoc contract negotiations stall.

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