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    Oxford Students
    March 21, 2013

    Race Gaps at England's Elite Universities

    Investigations by The Guardian newspaper uncover disparities in the rates at which whites and minorities are admitted to competitive programs at Cambridge and Oxford universities.
     

    Fátima Al-Shahrour
    March 29, 2013

    Applying Bioinformatics to Precision Medicine

    Fátima Al-Shahrour is working to interpret the genome to help select more effective drugs for cancer patients.

    March 22, 2013

    Betting on Your Future

    A new crowd-funding platform allows grads to raise money by offering backers a share of their success.
     

    March 22, 2013

    Do Superior Abilities Keep Women Out of STEM?

    Women may be underrepresented in science because they're better than men at other things.
     

    March 25, 2013

    Want a Great Scientific Career? Choose Computer Science

    A BLS analysis suggests that most of the growth in science careers over the next decade or so will be in computer science.

    March 25, 2013

    Making the Move From Academe

    In an essay in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Donny Wong shares some key insights into how to successfully make the transition from a grad school bench to a corporate office.

    Taken for Granted
    March 25, 2013

    Johns Hopkins Disputes Newspaper's Claims in Postdoc Story

    The university disputes the newspaper's account of a conflict involving claims of misconduct and an apparent suicide.
     

    Grandma Got STEM
    March 26, 2013

    Grandma, What a Big Brain You Have!

    A new Web site features grandmothers in science and related fields.

    Ed Lazowska
    March 27, 2013

    "We Are the World"

    Computer science veteran Ed Lazowska argues that his field is poised to dominate careers in the sciences.

    March 29, 2013

    Blurring the Lines Between Academic and Industrial Cancer Research

    Career opportunities for scientists are evolving as cancer research becomes increasingly collaborative.

    NIH Building
    March 29, 2013

    NIH Wants Your Input on Training

    NIH is seeking feedback from the community on how best to improve graduate and postdoctoral training.

    March 29, 2013

    Whites No Longer Overrepresented in Youngest Scientist Cohorts

    Underrepresented minorities increase their share of faculty posts at 2-year colleges, while Asians rise at 4-year institutions and in industry.

    April 01, 2013

    Cooking Up a Storm

    The New York Times quickly changes course in an online obituary of a highly accomplished engineer, after initially emphasizing her housekeeping accomplishments.

    Noah Wilson-Rich
    April 02, 2013

    Pollinating His Own Science

    Noah Wilson-Rich started a company to support his work in bee immunity.

    April 03, 2013

    The End of My Rainbow

    After the blush of first love is gone, Rachel Ruhlen digs deep to find passion for her work.

    Taken for Granted
    April 05, 2013

    What 'Stapling a Green Card' Portends for STEM

    Research suggests potential gains for university STEM departments but likely losses for STEM workers.

    stethoscope
    April 05, 2013

    Should Scientists Consider Health Care Careers?

    While opportunities in computer science are likely to be strong in the coming years, there's another area with lots of science-related jobs: health care.

    April 08, 2013

    Why Good Scientists Don't Have to Be Great at Math

    E. O. Wilson says that only in a few fields do scientists need serious mathematical chops.

    April 08, 2013

    An Arresting Piece of Research

    Postdoc Huajun Zhao, 42, is in custody on "a single count of economic espionage," reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
     

    April 12, 2013

    Opening Industry-Academic Partnerships

    Forming collaborations between academia, industry, government agencies, and private organizations can offer benefits to all parties.

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