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    August 14, 2009

    Top 10 Tips to Maximize Your Mentoring

    Cultivating and nurturing your mentoring relationships are essential, particularly in the complex landscape of clinical and translational research.

    August 21, 2009

    Tooling Up: Myths About Industry Jobs

    There's more common ground between industry and academia than you think.

    August 21, 2009

    Independent Postdocs, Part 2: On-the-Ground Experiences

    Three postdocs describe their early and successful transitions to research independence.

    August 28, 2009

    Winning Strategies: Advice from PECASE Winners

    There are no fail-safe recipes for success, but some basic, tried-and-true principles can be counted on.

    September 04, 2009

    Mind Matters: A Low-Stress Semester

    September brings inevitable but manageable stress for scientists in academia.

    September 04, 2009

    A 'Natural' Step?

    Rutgers postdocs join their bosses' union as union efforts multiply across the continent.

    September 04, 2009

    Choosing the Less Traveled Road

    Dutch molecular biologist Lars Jansen owes much of his scientific success to not going down the easy path.

    September 11, 2009

    Audacity, Part 1

    What do paradigm-shifting scientists have in common? The first in a series.

    September 11, 2009

    A Physician-Researcher Thrives in the Balance

    Regan Theiler balances her clinical work in the delivery room with lab research on infectious diseases.

    September 18, 2009

    A Physicist Finds a Rewarding Career in Charity

    Theoretical physicist Lucy Heady switched from science to solving social problems by pursuing a career in the charitable sector.

    September 18, 2009

    Tooling Up: The Regulatory Affairs Career Track

    Serving as liaisons between the government and drug developers, regulatory affairs specialists play a key role in getting drugs to market.

    September 18, 2009

    Pushing the Regulatory Agenda on Adult Stem Cells

    María Pascual has influenced European policy from her perch in regulatory affairs at an adult stem cell drug development company in Spain.

    September 25, 2009

    Special Feature: Careers in Humanitarian Science

    These scientists are applying their skills to relieve many of the world's ills, including food shortages, human-rights violations, and epidemic outbreaks in developing countries. (Photo: Refugees in Darfur, Sudan. Courtesy, USAID)

    September 25, 2009

    Serving Human Rights and Humanitarian Needs

    Three passionate scientists describe their careers dealing with human rights and humanitarian issues.

    September 25, 2009

    Working to Increase the Food Supply in the Developing World

    Three scientists work to increase and maintain the food supply in areas where food is scarce.

    October 02, 2009

    Flying High

    Despite a remarkable talent, Cecilia Aragon lacked the confidence she needed to be a scientist. And then she learned to fly.

    October 02, 2009

    Taken for Granted: Is a New Model Needed for Breakthrough Science?

    Traditional PI-centered research can't solve today's big technological problems, a lab leader asserts.

    October 09, 2009

    Audacity, Part 2: A Blueprint for Audacious Science

    To do breakthrough science, you need passion, a supportive institution and mentor, and a suitable problem.

    October 09, 2009

    The Entrepreneurial Bug

    Three academic scientists tell how they became afflicted by the drive to commercialize their science.

    October 09, 2009

    Making the Most of Opportunities and Challenges

    Salk Institute for Biological Studies neuroscientist Sam Pfaff went on to success following a falling out with his Ph.D. adviser.