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    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.

    October 10, 2008

    Transferring Skills to Tech Transfer

    Technology transfer departments offer science grads the opportunity to bridge the gap between science and business.

    July 19, 2013

    Unprecedented Uncertainty for Young Spanish Scientists

    The difficult financial situation at the largest research institution in Spain is bringing more delays and uncertainty to early-career scientists.

    The Great Wall of China at Jinshanling
    July 22, 2013

    Not Going Abroad and Not Coming Home

    China and Japan face contrasting challenges when it comes to managing young scientists' experiences overseas.

    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.

    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

    Jack of One Hyperspecific Trade

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

    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.

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