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    February 12, 2014

    Spelling, Grammar, and Scientific Publishing

    In the era of rapid online publishing, scientists can no longer assume that editors will catch their casual mistakes.

    Taken for Granted
    February 12, 2014

    Defending Oneself from "Product Defense"

    An article in The New Yorker describes an endocrinologist's battle against a company's attempts to discredit his science.

    She Figures
    February 11, 2014

    More Action Needed to Retain Women in Science

    A U.K. report calls for revising the academic career structure to benefit young researchers, and women in particular.

    February 10, 2014

    Would You Like Working in Industry?

    An essay in Molecular Biology of the Cell describes what it's like to work as a scientist in the biotech industry.

    February 07, 2014

    A Computational Security Blanket

    Computer security and privacy researcher Lorrie Faith Cranor won an Honorable Mention in the 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge.

    February 07, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 7 February 2014

    In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

    February 07, 2014

    Leveraging Committee Assignments For Advancement

    Serving on faculty committees can shine a spotlight on a professor’s abilities and open the door to new career opportunities.

    Taken for Granted
    February 05, 2014

    Rethinking the Retirement Bottleneck

    Senior professors' refusal to retire isn't the only thing—or even the main thing—keeping early-career scientists off the tenure track.

    February 04, 2014

    Paying Graduate School's Mental Toll

    Many science graduate students are overworked, overwhelmed, and struggling psychologically—but there are ways to get help and to help themselves.

    February 03, 2014

    Taking the 'Waste' Out of Biomedical Research

    Individual researchers can do a number of things to make biomedical research more efficient and clinically relevant, say the authors of a series in The Lancet.

    January 31, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 31 January 2014

    In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

    January 30, 2014

    Getting the Mentoring You Need

    Early-career scientists should assemble a team of mentors to help them develop a variety of skills.

    January 29, 2014

    Paying a Price for Truth

    The whistleblower in the Woo Suk Hwang affair describes the repercussions in Nature.

    January 29, 2014

    Planning a Career in Today's Landscape

    His career now refocused following a policy fellowship, Kenneth Gibbs Jr. offers advice for scientists contemplating a change of direction.

    January 28, 2014

    Congressional Report Highlights Academe's 'Working Poor'

    Adjuncts and contingent faculty, the report says, "likely make up the most highly educated and experienced workers on food stamps and other public assistance."

    January 28, 2014

    Surviving a Conference While Pregnant

    An article at Inside Higher Ed advises pregnant women on surviving the awkwardness and discomfort of scholarly meetings.

    January 27, 2014

    An Emerging Global Picture of Early-Career Scientists

    A new report documents the pressures and anxieties shared by early-career scientists worldwide, as they pursue an academic career.

    January 24, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 24 January 2014

    In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

    January 24, 2014

    A Drug on the Market

    Can industries that have laid off large numbers of scientists and other technically trained workers credibly claim to worry about an "increasing STEM skills gap"?

    January 23, 2014

    Adjunctification Blues

    As Johns Hopkins University floats a plan to limit the number of grad students and raise their salaries, our columnist envisions an overly adjunctified world.

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