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    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

    Perspective: Ensuring Retention of Women in Physician-Scientist Training

    More women than men drop out before completing M.D.-Ph.D. programs. Why?

    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

    The Man Who Wasn't There

    What does the tale of Douglas Prasher, the protein, and the Nobel Prize reveal about the scientific labor market?

    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

    Tooling Up: The Cold, Hard Truth About Finding a Job in 2009

    Finding a job in 2009 will take a perfect plan, perseverance, and a positive attitude.

    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.

    February 27, 2009

    Two Young, African-American Women in Science

    Our tiny sample of African-American women reveals brilliance, scientific ambition, and anecdotal evidence of progress in the fight against ethnic and gender discrimination.

    February 27, 2009

    When Ironies Make Perfect Sense

    Gina Wingood, a black Catholic woman raised in a white suburb, found love and her calling in San Francisco's ghettos talking condoms, sex, and ethnic pride.

    February 27, 2009

    The Bigger Questions

    Chemical engineer Kristala Jones Prather's work creating chemical factories inside microbes has taken her from academia to industry and back again.

    February 27, 2009

    A Double Bind: Minority Women Scientists in Europe

    Minority women in European science must struggle daily to confront an issue that remains taboo.

    March 06, 2009

    Redefining Tenure at Medical Schools

    Fewer faculty jobs are tenure-track, but job seekers in academic medical research need to look beyond the tenure-track label.

    March 13, 2009

    The One-Minute Talk

    Whether it's on an elevator with a stranger or during lunch with a Nobel laureate, you need to know how to respond when asked, "Tell me about yourself."

    March 13, 2009

    Opportunities: Kauffman's Twelve

    A new fellowship program from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation will prepare 12 life-scientist fellows each year to commercialize their research findings.