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    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.

    July 23, 2014

    Bringing Science to the Stage

    A Spanish couple tells how they became scientists by day and socially committed actors by night.

    June 19, 2013

    NSF Rewards Grad Students for Innovation Ideas

    The first—and perhaps last—crop of NSF Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge awards went to graduate students who laid out plans for improving their chances for career success.

    July 24, 2014

    Academic Science, I Just Can’t Quit You

    NIH-funded training programs are helping NIH-trained scientists learn how to not do NIH-funded research.

    October 02, 2009

    Destigmatizing Depression

    Medical students and physician-scientist trainees suffer from high rates of depression and often are reluctant to admit to their condition.

    January 04, 2008

    Belgian Scientist Shares Her Struggles to the Top

    "I emerged as a stronger and healthier person from my depression. My experience of the world is now more intense and full." - Christine Van Broeckhoven

    September 10, 2010

    Mind Matters: Anxiety in the Workplace

    Everyone feels a bit nervous from time to time, and a little anxiety can improve performance -- but excessive anxiety can be disabling and derail careers.

    August 14, 2009

    In Person: The Pursuit of Happiness

    The joy of playing with her granddaughter tickles the neurons of a noted neuroscientist and inspires her research.

    July 28, 2014

    The Stressed-Out Postdoc

    The postdoc period is stressful, but there are some things postdocs can do to stay healthy and focused.

    February 04, 2014

    Paying Graduate School's Mental Toll

    Many science graduate students are overworked, overwhelmed, and struggling psychologically—but there are ways to get help and to help themselves.

    Taken for Granted
    July 29, 2014

    Puncturing a fantasy

    The key to attracting young people into science is vibrant and visible opportunity.

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