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December 19, 2008

A Young Scientist at the Forefront of Cell Reprogramming

Curiosity, boldness, and single-mindedness won Austrian scientist Konrad Hochedlinger a place in cell reprogramming, Science’s breakthrough of the year for 2008.

December 26, 2008

Science Careers' Best of 2008

"No, You're Not an Impostor" and other hits from 2008, selected by Science Careers editors.

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.

January 02, 2009

In Person: Eggheads and Cheeseheads

After 30 years split evenly between the Ivy League and the Big Ten, a researcher and administrator reflects on the differences in institutional culture.

January 02, 2009

Smarter Than the Average Desk

Researchers are developing multi-touch desks and other technologies to create the classroom of the future.

January 09, 2009

Bilateral Training Opportunities in the United States and Portugal

New collaborative programs between U.S. and Portuguese universities offer opportunities to gain multidisciplinary and applied training to scientists from diverse backgrounds.

January 09, 2009

Archaeology for Fun and Profit

For-profit companies focused on compliance with government regulations provide career opportunities for archaeologists.

January 16, 2009

Astronomer Finds Rewards in Outreach

Cameron Hummels is one of 46 student ambassadors representing NASA during the International Year of Astronomy.

January 23, 2009

Found in Translation

America needs more science writers of color just as it needs more scientists of color--but are they likely to be able to make a living in a declining industry?

January 23, 2009

A New Consulting Experience for Doctoral Students in France

A new program launched by the French government allows Ph.D. students to sell their skills to nonacademic sectors and expand their career opportunities.

January 23, 2009

Mind Matters: Stress, an Uninvited Lab Visitor

Work-related stress is an insidious health hazard, especially for workers who, like scientists, take their work very seriously.

January 30, 2009

Women M.D.-Ph.D.s: Life in the Trenches

Established and early-career physician-scientists say it's time to focus on solutions, not problems, to advance women in academic medicine.

January 30, 2009

Feet on the Ground, Head in the Sky

Spaniard Juan A. Añel has established himself quickly in atmospheric physics while still finding time for other professional activities.

February 06, 2009

Darwin's Legacy: Rich Collections, Deep Expertise

Natural history museums have long been recognized as priceless repositories of knowledge, but in recent years they have reasserted their scientific importance.

February 06, 2009

Darwin's Legacy: Keeping Order

As a curator in entomology at the Natural History Museum in London, Erica McAlister is responsible for everything from maintaining collections to fieldwork.

February 06, 2009

Darwin's Legacy: Resources

On Charles Darwin's birthday, here’s a collection of resources related to our Science Careers feature.

February 13, 2009

Discouraging Days for Jobseekers

Across the United States, scores of colleges and universities have canceled faculty job searches and imposed hiring freezes.

February 13, 2009

Free Career Workshops in Chicago

Science Careers is presenting four career workshops at the AAAS annual meeting this week.

February 20, 2009

Perspective: Problem Finding and the Multidisciplinary Mind

Your choice of research problem may determine the course of your career, so choose carefully.

February 20, 2009

Testimony of a Young Christian Scientist

Recently nominated as the best young scientist in Hungary, chemistry Ph.D. student Imre Miklós Szilágyi has been striving to succeed with the desire to glorify God.