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September 30, 2011

Modern Sherlock Holmes With a Business Twist

Scientists working in business intelligence analyze large data sets for business clients.

January 29, 2010

Mind Matters: Gossip in the Lab -- Proceed with Caution

Workplace gossip may have its positive effects, but it needs to be handled with care.

November 07, 2008

The Trick to a Rewarding Career

Throughout his professional journey, Marc Hermann has always done "Exactly What He Always Wanted to Do"

July 24, 2013

Want to Be a Professor? Choose Math

Compared to other fields, mathematics looks like a healthy career path, with few people stuck in the postdoc holding pattern and many ending up in the jobs they trained for.

July 26, 2013

Jack of One Hyperspecific Trade

Is it really possible to be a student of all sciences? No, it isn't.

Taken for Granted
July 26, 2013

Employed (But Not in His Field)

America's most famous unemployed electrical engineer has found a job—in the quality department.

July 26, 2013

Researcher Charged in Wife's Cyanide Death

Robert Ferrante reportedly bought cyanide days before his neurologist wife was poisoned, but he insists on his innocence.

Taken for Granted
July 29, 2013

Unionization Boosts Pay for Adjunct Faculty

Unionization helps adjunct faculty receive better benefits and earn more, but their compensation is still dismal.

Xuguang Chen
July 30, 2013

Yes, I'm That Kind of Doctor

By going to medical school, Ph.D. scientists hope to improve people's lives more directly.

July 29, 2013

Physics Departments Without Women

According to an American Institute of Physics study, the absence of women in some physics departments isn't evidence of gender discrimination.

Taken for Granted
July 31, 2013

The Prescription for a Family-Friendly Profession

The professional lives of pharmacists reveal how a science-based occupation can accommodate mothers.

August 02, 2013

A Changing Climate of Communication

At a Colorado confab, geoscientists explore a question with important career implications: Has outreach become part of the climate scientist's job?

Taken for Granted
August 02, 2013

Postdoc's Alertness Key to "Groundbreaking" Advance

Evan Snitkin's scientific creativity helped stop an outbreak of a deadly contagion.

August 05, 2013

Karolinska Institutet Marches at the Pride Parade

On Saturday, Karolinska Institutet students marched in the annual Stockholm Pride Parade—with the institute's blessing.

March 07, 2003

Dual-Career Couples: Feature Index

October 12, 2001

Extraordinary Aliens

"Immigrant visas have always been available under EB-1 with no waiting list."

October 28, 2011

OMG, So Many Science Careers

If you like grant writing, writing grants, and obtaining grants via writing, you may enjoy life as an academic scientist.

June 09, 2000

The Beauty of Outlines

OTHER GRANT WRITING ARTICLES What Is an Outline? Think how much easier it is to view the whole manuscript or research...
August 07, 2013

What to Expect From Your Advisers

Graduate students need to take charge and build their own support networks.