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    June 21, 2013

    Changing Career Advice

    As careers in science become more globalized and competitive, advice for job-seekers needs to keep up with the times.

    Taken for Granted
    June 20, 2013

    Project to Track Ph.D. Careers

    The Ph.D. Placement Project from the Chronicle of Higher Education aims to gather and report data on career outcomes for people with Ph.D.s.

    Stephanie McGuire
    June 24, 2013

    Stephanie McGuire

    Classical music and science have a lot in common, says the opera singer with a Ph.D. in psychoacoustics. She wants to help people from all backgrounds appreciate both.

    Ruth and Victor Nussenzweig
    June 25, 2013

    A Fresh Start, Back in Brazil, at 85

    Scientist-couple Ruth and Victor Nussenzweig have been inseparable since meeting in medical school more than 60 years ago.

    June 28, 2013

    Silverbacks and Whippersnappers

    In his mid-30s prime, our columnist discusses the common traits of younger and older scientists.

    Taken for Granted
    June 27, 2013

    Paper Disputing Mismatch Theory Leaves Open Question

    A concurring opinion at the U.S. Supreme Court draws attention to diversity policy in college admissions.

    Taken for Granted
    June 28, 2013

    Judge Schedules August Hearing for Patrick Harran

    A Los Angeles judge set 26 August as the date for the next hearing in the long-running criminal case against Patrick Harran.

    Angela Lee Foreman
    July 01, 2013

    Leading the Way for Scientists with Disabilities

    Learning to remain focused on her passions helped Angela Lee Foreman adapt to her hearing disability and find a rewarding career path.

    Larry Sherman
    July 02, 2013

    Baring Family Secrets for Science

    Neuroscientist Larry Sherman turned his newly discovered family secrets into a very public advertisement for science.

    Taken for Granted
    July 05, 2013

    Lost (and Gained) in Translation

    English's status as the world language of science presents challenges and opportunities to native speakers and English learners.

    Daniel Gareau and Nathalie Burg
    July 08, 2013

    Overhauling Translational Training

    An Institute of Medicine report recommends that NIH-funded translational research centers emphasize teamwork and leadership skills, deemphasize publication record.

    July 09, 2013

    The Importance of Persistence

    According to social science professor Brian Martin, when it comes to developing a strong publication record, persistence is key.

    July 10, 2013

    Overcoming Health and Disability Challenges

    Scientists with disabilities and health issues have proved repeatedly that they can perform well as scientists.

    July 10, 2013

    What's God Got to Do With It?

    At Ball State University, a new hire in astronomy is attracting close scrutiny because of his religious views.

    July 12, 2013

    The Benefits of a Doubt

    Doubt and uncertainty can be uncomfortable, writes Niamh Connolly, but they have the potential to lead to better science.

    The Shelby Center at UAHuntsville shortly after the shooting incident.
    July 12, 2013

    Families Sue University Over 2010 Shootings

    Families allege in a lawsuit that the university failed to protect the victims of Amy Bishop from a known danger.

    Prof. Ada E. Yonath
    July 15, 2013

    In Israel, Immobility Hampers Women's Research Careers

    A survey released last week shows that female scientists with families go abroad for postdoctoral training less often than men do.

    July 16, 2013

    Opportunities Come Through People

    The goal of networking is to form and strengthen the relationships that are essential to the optimal conduct of science.

    July 19, 2013

    Psych Yourself Up

    Positive thinking and mental preparation can improve your performance in a job interview.

    October 10, 2008

    Opportunities: The Political Scientist

    Maximizing your effectiveness as a scientist requires making use of the skills of persuasion and influence.