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    May 06, 2013

    Indre Viskontas

    This cognitive scientist/opera singer learned to love science and music separately before figuring out how to bring them together.

    Michael Yaffe
    May 10, 2013

    Michael Yaffe

    The systems biologist and trauma surgeon talks about treating patients after the Boston Marathon bombings and about his career.

    NIH Building
    May 08, 2013

    NIH Details Impact of Sequestration Cuts

    NIH has released its sequestration operating plan for 2013, ScienceInsider reports.

    Fast Forward
    May 10, 2013

    Careers in Fast-Forward, Part 2

    Institutional fellowships offer recent Ph.D.s the chance to leap right into running their own labs.

    May 09, 2013

    Four 'Not Guilty' Pleas Entered for Patrick Harran

    The UCLA chemistry professor will be tried on four felony counts related to the death of lab assistant Sheri Sangji in a laboratory fire.

    San Francisco VA
    May 10, 2013

    Suit Brought for Wrongful Death of Lab Worker

    The family of Richard Din is suing San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center for failing to adequately enforce infectious-agent safety protocols.

    May 13, 2013

    When All Science Becomes Data Science

    As traditional disciplines become more data-focused, traditional scientists need to become more "pi-shaped".

    May 14, 2013

    Content Collection: myIDP

    myIDP is a free, Web-based career-planning tool that was created to help graduate students and postdocs in the sciences define and pursue their career goals.

    May 15, 2013

    Grad School Indebtedness Varies by Race, Study Finds

    In scientific fields, graduate school debt is higher for minorities than it is for whites.

    May 17, 2013

    It's Not Always the Best and Brightest (Part 2)

    Often, the people who get noticed are the ones who get hired.

    Vitae Report Logo
    May 15, 2013

    The Value of a Ph.D. In an Economic Recession

    In the United Kingdom, recent Ph.D. recipients have weathered the recession in better shape than most.

    May 21, 2013

    Content Collection: Interactive Peer Review

    More open methods of peer review offer advantages and disadvantages for both authors and reviewers.

    Knatokie Ford
    May 22, 2013

    Forging the Way for Other Minority Scientists

    A desire to prove to disadvantaged students that they, too, could be successful carried Knatokie Ford through her graduate program at Harvard.

    May 17, 2013

    You Can't Judge a Scientist Using Journal Impact Factors

    An open letter calls for funding agencies and hiring institutions to evaluate scientists by their research and not what journals they publish in.

    Taken for Granted
    May 17, 2013

    Voices Loud and Soft

    In the debate over immigration reform, some voices speak louder than others.

    Ethan Perlstein
    May 17, 2013

    Going Rogue

    As a prestigious Princeton fellowship came to an end, Ethan Perlstein decided to strike out on his own.

    Slip and Fall
    May 21, 2013

    An Online Resource for Lab Safety

    In 38 videos, the course presents practical information on establishing and sustaining a strong safety culture.

    May 24, 2013

    In Defense of Playing Around in the Lab

    In science, sometimes, mistakes are not merely good, they're extraordinary.

    Norman Matloff
    May 22, 2013

    Some "Very Strong Words" on the Senate Immigration Bill

    Norman Matloff says that passing the Senate's immigration reform bill would be a "historical watershed event," and not in a good way.

    May 24, 2013

    'Worrisome Trends' for Chemistry Postdocs

    Are chemists hurting their earnings potential and endangering their chances for future success by staying too long in postdoc positions?