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    August 22, 2013

    Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: The Challenges of Interdisciplinary Science

    The hardest part of interdisciplinary collaborations is collaborating in an interdisciplinary way.

    August 23, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 23 August 2013

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

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    August 26, 2013

    Smart, Young, Female—and Out of Luck?

    Top Chinese university science programs—and also employers—discriminate against women applicants, reports say.

    Taken for Granted
    August 26, 2013

    Motions to Dismiss Charges Against Patrick Harran Rejected by Court

    A Los Angeles judge today rejected motions by lawyers for Patrick Harran to dismiss his felony charges arising from the 2008 death of lab assistant Sheri Sangji.

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    August 27, 2013

    The Agony and Ecstasy of Cross-disciplinary Collaboration

    Collaborating with peers outside your field can be rewarding and career-boosting—but it can also make you an outsider in your own field.

    August 29, 2013

    After the LHC, the Deluge

    The hundreds of grad students and postdocs working on the world's largest atom smasher are competing for a handful of jobs.

    August 28, 2013

    The Life Scientist Bubble

    "It's hard to see how a system in which the innovators are commodified can long survive," writes a long-term postdoc in the life sciences.

    September 13, 2013

    Navigating Collaborative Grant Research

    Collaboration pays, so funding agencies are promoting team research. Researchers in multisite, multi-investigator projects may need to adjust their career strategy.

    November 01, 2013

    Making Sense of Our Senses

    Sensory neuroscientists often focus their research careers around repairing or enhancing how we experience the world around us.

    October 25, 2013

    Annual Top Employers Survey: Top Firms Directed by Data, Led by Scientists

    The companies identified in the 2013 Science Careers Top Employers Survey ensure a higher return on those investments by catering to the whims of the scientist brain, which they view as their greatest economic driver.

    November 15, 2013

    Looking to China for Scientific Careers

    Both Chinese scientists and foreign academics are discovering China to be an enticing place to build their scientific careers.

    September 03, 2013

    Beyond CVs and Impact Factors: An Employer's Manifesto

    There's a lot of talk about finding better ways to hire academic scientists. One department is doing more than talk.

    August 30, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 30 August 2013

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

    September 04, 2013

    "Impostors" Downshift Career Goals

    Grad students with impostor syndrome are more likely than others to abandon research careers. Superstar mentors may make things worse.

    September 05, 2013

    "The 'S' in STEM is Oversold"

    A report from College Measures shows that employers value vocational skills more than academic credentials—and that life scientists earn less than those in other scientific and technical fields.

    Taken for Granted
    September 05, 2013

    Hello, I Must Be Going

    A number of factors beyond visa policy influence whether new Ph.D. researchers stay in the United States.

    September 06, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 6 September 2013

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

    September 09, 2013

    Is it Time to Reconsider Your Career Goals?

    Sequestration is leading to layoffs in academic labs—but it's not the cause of our current ills.

    September 09, 2013

    Exploring (and Creating) Opportunities

    Mike Herd, a self-educated petroleum engineer, is now the head of a technology incubator.

    September 10, 2013

    Go West, Young Scientist—or North, or South, or East

    Particular types of scientists congregate in particular areas.

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