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Surveys of medical students and residents consistently find that substantial fractions are subject to abuse, perhaps as part of the profession’s “hidden curriculum.”
Life and Career
Fieldwork can disrupt the lives of scientists and their families, but it can also be hugely rewarding.
Relief at NASA … RIKEN layoffs… profiting from avian flu … modeling Ebola … risky research… Working Life … the coffee genome.
A new study shows that women get more positive comments about their grant applications than men do.
A new National Academies report examines why many universities lack adequate safety cultures and how to bring about improvement.
Here’s everything you need to know to get started in one of the few nontraditional careers Ph.D. scientists can pursue without additional training.
NIH orders its intramural labs to examine their biosafety policies and procedures and encourages its grantees to do likewise.
Corruption in China … Why was James Doyle fired? … STAP replication fails. … Null studies aren’t submitted. … Ebola takes the lives of Science co-authors.
Science jobs are concentrated in areas where R&D spending is highest—and R&D spending is concentrated in just a few areas.
Serious but accessible research and an ability to inspire younger students are among the keys to getting hired at an undergraduate-focused institution.
A young faculty member argues that it is, indeed, possible for a woman (or a man) to ‘have it all.’
After being rejected, a blind student wins admission to the physics program at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece.
The recent growth of the social network and its apparent utility for users suggest that it’s the leading contender to become science’s ubiquitous social network.
Now more than ever, postdocs need a broad range of beyond-the-bench skills to stay competitive.
Overworked … a 90% success rate … from high school to Senate (maybe) … grad school applications from China down … the path of a cancer drug … two letters … remembering an HIV/AIDS researcher.
In which our columnist attempts to replicate his earlier experiment in procreation.
Igor Lovchinsky, who has already had a notable career as a professional pianist, is now directing his energy toward physics.
Issues and Perspectives
Life and Career
Visa anxieties and communication barriers can keep international researchers from speaking up about workplace conflicts and other problems.
A new study shows that in computer science, sociology, and English, productivity differences can’t explain discrepancies in tenure rates.
An unpopular proposal in Australia … memoir excerpts … a woman wins the Fields Medal … revolutionizing seismology … a Los Alamos political scientist is fired … field science in a war zone.