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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

Opportunities: Career Advantages of Collaboration

These days, the scientific value of collaboration is widely acknowledged, but the career advantages are rarely mentioned.

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

Tooling Up: The Job Seeker's Lexicon

Job seekers need to be able to interpret the jargon used in job ads and interviews.

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

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.