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    July 06, 2012

    Asking the Public for Money

    Scientists can raise small amounts of cash for their research through online crowd-funding sites.

    July 13, 2012

    A Capital Job for a Midwestern Transplant

    Tiffany West helped turn Washington, D.C.'s HIV/AIDS effort into a widely admired program.

    July 13, 2012

    Out of India

    Moupali Das’s roots led her to public health and caring for HIV/AIDS patients.

    July 13, 2012

    Career Q&A: Laurel Haak

    The newly appointed executive director of ORCID discusses her career and her latest challenge.

    July 20, 2012

    Diversity: Promoting New Perspectives

    Business and university leaders are seeking ways to increase personnel diversity to promote innovation. By Chris Tachibana.

    July 20, 2012

    Advice from the C-Suite

    Advice from top executives reflects their years of experience climbing the corporate ranks, hiring people, and watching others succeed and fail.

    July 20, 2012

    How to Collaborate

    Scientist seeks honest, reliable partner for meaningful research discussions and maybe more, ideally for a long-term relationship.

    July 27, 2012

    Help Not Wanted

    The United States faces a severe shortage of qualified scientists—so why are there so many unemployed scientists?

    July 27, 2012

    A Career on the Fence

    A graduate school dean and former Olympic athlete reflects on science, fencing, and how the two activities have benefited each other.

    August 03, 2012

    The Paddle and the Pipette

    James Wade, a U.S. Olympic Canoe/Kayak Team alternate and a Ph.D. student in bioengineering, navigates a tricky course between his research and his sport.

    August 03, 2012

    Physicists Learn a Trade

    A few universities are teaching physics students quantitative finance skills, but some observers think that isn't a good idea.

    August 03, 2012

    In Person: What Not to Do With Your Physics Education

    A quantitative trader urges physics faculty members not to send their students to Wall Street.

    August 10, 2012

    Crossing the Rubicon

    By admitting responsibility for the conditions that caused Sheri Sangji’s death, the University of California takes a step toward better lab safety.

    August 10, 2012

    Gambling on Transformative Research

    Scientists with the right skills and attitude find limited but increasing opportunities to pursue high-risk, high-reward research.

    August 10, 2012

    Science Training and Mental Health

    In the wake of the Colorado shootings, the scientific community should pay more attention to the psychological wellbeing of emerging scientists.

    August 17, 2012

    Careers in Fast-Forward

    Winners of NIH's Director’s Early Independence Awards share the trials and successes of starting their own labs immediately after graduating.

    August 17, 2012

    Why Good People Leave Good Jobs

    Short stays don't look good to future employers—so why are they so common?

    August 17, 2012

    In Person: My Career, My Nonacademic Husband, and Me

    The implications of being in a mixed-career couple became apparent to biologist Aurélie Ambrosi as lifestyle differences appeared.

    August 24, 2012

    The Postdoc Experience: High Expectations, Grounded in Reality

    Respondents to this year's Annual Postdoc Survey share their advice for staying competitive in today's job market.

    August 24, 2012

    Is Science Cool? No.

    As the wider world celebrates science's renewed coolness, our columnist stubbornly questions the world's right to decide.