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    July 18, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 18 July 2014

    CDC lapses … science publishing’s 1%… good news for WIMPs … sexual harassment and worse in fieldwork … a radical peer-review experiment.

    July 17, 2014

    Tell the Negative Committee to Shut Up

    An MIT postdoc tells the negative committee to sit down and shut up.

    February 17, 2006

    Careers in Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences - Index of Articles

    Systematic studies of these networks and their behaviors can provide rewarding careers in the academic world, government, and industry.

    August 10, 2012

    Science Training and Mental Health

    In the wake of the Colorado shootings, the scientific community should pay more attention to the psychological wellbeing of emerging scientists.

    October 05, 2012

    Gauging Graduates' Gloom

    Graduate students' pressures make them especially prone to depression, but small changes can help.

    January 03, 2003

    Multidisciplinary Research: Today's Hottest Buzzword?

    Multidisciplinarity has a LOT to offer to early-career scientists in terms of opportunities and excitement.

    January 12, 2007

    Interdisciplinary Collaborations: Clearing Hurdles

    In a collaborative project, people need to trust each other and candidly discuss strategies and contingencies.

    January 17, 2003

    The Chemical Biology Training Program: Bringing Biochemists and Chemists Together

    When chemists, biochemists, and pharmacologists have to work together they often discover that their different backgrounds are a source of communication problems.

    November 11, 2005

    The European Young Investigator Awards: Meet the 2005 Winners

    October 21, 2005

    A French Knot Mathematician, with a Twist

    Although "the researcher is free to do whatever he wants," says Marché, "I will be working in a team, so I will necessarily get interested in their field of research."

    October 21, 2005

    Spain: A Physicist Keen to Put Things in Order

    In Spain, "Most people integrate into an existing and functioning lab," which gives them less freedom," says de Nalda Minguez.

    October 21, 2005

    Tooling Up: Fifty Seconds with a Million-Dollar Impact

    Could a "Fast Pitch Competition" Hold Lessons for Your Future Job Success?

    September 30, 2005

    Ancestors of Science: Inupiat Clothing and Arctic Winter Survival

    Inhabiting the Arctic Circle for 4000 years, craftswomen of the Inupiat culture have developed specialized clothing to...
    September 30, 2005

    Powered By Nature

    "While it is important to go into a subject that you like and are good at, you might have to do something else that gets your foot in the door indirectly," says Sean Shaheen, Senior Scientist, National Renewable Energy Laboratories

    March 25, 2005

    Insensitive, Uninformed, or Right? The Education of Larry Summers

    Lawrence H. Summers, president of Harvard University, caused a firestorm of controversy when his comments concerning women were made public. Sonya Clemmons addresses some of the issues of Summers's speech.

    March 25, 2005

    Taking a Gamble - A Wildlife Biologist's Journey to Vegas

    "It was so different from anything else we experienced before. It was like we were on another world, like Mars." - Raymond Saumure, Wildlife Biologist at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve.

    August 28, 2009

    Dealing With Debt

    Education debt can make it difficult for physician-scientists to stay on a research course.

    August 07, 2009

    Taken for Granted: Doing Something About the Postdoc Mess

    Two new initiatives seek to prepare postdocs for off-campus careers.

    August 07, 2009

    Young Industrial Chemists Find The Learning Curve Never Ends

    Academia teaches technical skills, but scientists in the private sector say landing a job and thriving there is an education in itself.

    June 05, 2009

    Bioethicist's Work Bridges Science, Law, and Religion

    An erroneous invitation to a stem cell conference prompted Jennifer Miller to abandon physics for bioethics.