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    March 11, 2014

    How to Discourage Great Discoveries

    In an interview with King's Review, Sydney Brenner delivers a scathing critique of how the United States manages its early-career scientists.

    March 12, 2014

    Can a Graduate Student Get Workers’ Compensation?

    Following an injury, a Cornell University graduate student challenges the system.

    March 13, 2014

    A Different Kind of Experimental Model

    A clothing company uses smart women to sell its spring collection.

    March 13, 2014

    Adding Sex-and-Gender Dimensions to Your Research

    Early-career scientists have much to gain from viewing their research through a sex-and-gender lens.

    March 14, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 14 March 2014

    A thousand NIH investigators dropped … NSF traineeships restructured … ORI director steps down.

    March 17, 2014

    "STEM Shortage" Debate Reveals Fundamental Disagreements, Some Common Ground

    Are claims of a shortage of scientists and technical workers merely a rhetorical tool aimed at increasing support for educational reform?

    March 18, 2014

    A Shortage of Fairness in a World of Jobs

    In the job search, getting the job done trumps fairness every time.

    March 19, 2014

    This is What a Healthy Job Market Looks Like

    The latest data from the Computing Research Association show signs of vigor in computer science employment.

    March 28, 2014

    Working in the Community to Reduce Health Disparities

    Kristi Allgood and her Chicago-based colleagues are working in the community to reduce breast cancer mortality in African-American women.

    March 20, 2014

    The Third Way: Becoming an Academic Entrepreneur

    Increasingly, scientists do not need to sacrifice academic freedom for the opportunity to bring their discoveries to market.

    March 21, 2014

    Are Foreign Guest Workers Preferable to Retraining?

    A skilled-immigration advocate says that importing new workers makes more sense than retraining—but is such an approach consistent with the broader interests of society?

    March 21, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 21 March 2014

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

    March 24, 2014

    Teaching Is a Powerful Credential

    Aspiring faculty members who want their applications to stand out should focus on their teaching credentials.

    March 25, 2014

    How to Present Your Weaknesses During Interviews

    The key to presenting your weaknesses in a job interview is to make them nonthreatening and present a plan for addressing them.

    March 26, 2014

    Kids Posit the Darnedest Hypotheses

    There's a lot we can learn from science fair projects that we can then apply to our own research.

    March 28, 2014

    If a Student-Athlete Is an Employee, Why Isn’t a Graduate Assistant?

    The Northwestern University ruling appears to cast doubt on an earlier decision denying employee status to graduate assistants.

    April 01, 2014

    Research on a Shoestring in India

    At mid-level institutions in India, researchers learn to thrive with limited funding and other resources.

    April 03, 2014

    Scarcity Breeds Opportunity

    Science done with serious resource constraints can be more varied, open, and passionate than ordinary science.

    March 28, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 28 March 2014

    Crowdsourcing stardust … sanctions over Crimea … live-blogging experiments … living at the South Pole … potential careers in citizen science.

    Taken for Granted
    March 31, 2014

    The Price of Panic

    Recurring scares about purported science talent "shortages" damage both science and scientists, a new book shows.

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