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June 06, 2003

Able Scientists Overcoming Disabilities *Feature Index*

Becoming a scientist requires stamina and endurance, among other things. As an avid Next Wave reader, you already know...
June 06, 2003

A Visionary Scientist

"I remember, at one point, holding an integral sign in my hands because it peeled off," Gardner says. Stymied by wax, he decided to give embossing a try, and it worked.

October 10, 2013

Three Can't-Miss Science Careers

Funding woes and competition have made finding a job difficult in many fields, but a few offer better odds.

October 11, 2013

Elsewhere in Science, 11 October 2013

In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

February 10, 2012

How to Live With Danger

As the Sangji case moves towards a legal judgment, will the academy learn its lessons?

Alan Houghton
January 11, 2013

In Person: My Boss With Stephen Hawking Disease

A protégé pays tribute to the humanity and resilience of immunologist Alan Houghton.

April 09, 2010

Scientists Embrace Openness

A few scientists are going to great lengths to make everything they do in the lab transparent, often in real time.

August 04, 2006

Keeping Safe: Some Cautionary Tales

In all these cases, the outcome would have been better if the scientists and their colleagues had taken the time to fully appreciate the risks.

April 07, 2006

Alone in the Lab

Aside from radiation, few U.S. organizations have policies regarding pregnant lab workers, which means women are on their own when it comes to worrying about exposure during pregnancy.

April 07, 2006

Pregnancy and the Lab--Feature Index

The challenges for pregnant scientists often come unannounced and need to be dealt with quickly; the stakes are high.

September 23, 2011

How Many Astronauts Do We Need?

A newly Shuttle-less NASA is trying to figure out how many astronauts to recruit.

May 30, 2008

A Rare Opportunity Into Space

Luck will play a big role in whether you become an astronaut, so "don't put all your eggs in one basket," suggests ESA astronaut Reinhold Ewald.

September 18, 2009

A Physicist Finds a Rewarding Career in Charity

Theoretical physicist Lucy Heady switched from science to solving social problems by pursuing a career in the charitable sector.

January 30, 2009

Perspective: Ensuring Retention of Women in Physician-Scientist Training

More women than men drop out before completing M.D.-Ph.D. programs. Why?

October 16, 2013

Finding Nirvana: Paths to Becoming a Physician-Scientist

It takes a long time to become a physician-scientist, but once you've arrived the career is very rewarding.

October 17, 2013

Customize a Job-Magnet CV

Like your cover letter, your industry CV should be customized for every job you apply for.

October 17, 2013

U.S. Shutdown Ends, Scientists Head Back to Work

Congress approves deal renewing funding through 15 January, allowing research to restart. [Please note that this link will send you to the News site.]

October 18, 2013

Elsewhere in Science, 18 October 2013

In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

October 21, 2013

Internships Boost Postdocs' Skills, Worldliness, and Marketability

Internships can give postdocs a better chance to succeed in careers outside research.

Taken for Granted
October 22, 2013

How Faculty Mentors Can Help in the Job Search

An Inside Higher Ed article gives faculty members advice on how to help graduate students who are heading out onto the job market.