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    August 15, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 15 August 2014

    An unpopular proposal in Australia … memoir excerpts … a woman wins the Fields Medal … revolutionizing seismology … a Los Alamos political scientist is fired … field science in a war zone.

    August 18, 2014

    Equally productive women are tenured less

    A new study shows that in computer science, sociology, and English, productivity differences can’t explain discrepancies in tenure rates.

    August 18, 2014

    International scholars: Suffering in silence

    Visa anxieties and communication barriers can keep international researchers from speaking up about workplace conflicts and other problems.

    August 20, 2014

    Playing a new tune

    Igor Lovchinsky, who has already had a notable career as a professional pianist, is now directing his energy toward physics.

    August 21, 2014

    Science and childbirth, the second time around

    In which our columnist attempts to replicate his earlier experiment in procreation.

    August 22, 2014

    The Transferrable Postdoc

    Now more than ever, postdocs need a broad range of beyond-the-bench skills to stay competitive.

    August 22, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 22 August 2014

    Overworked … a 90% success rate … from high school to Senate (maybe) … grad school applications from China down … the path of a cancer drug … two letters … remembering an HIV/AIDS researcher.

    August 25, 2014

    Is ResearchGate Facebook for science?

    The recent growth of the social network and its apparent utility for users suggest that it’s the leading contender to become science’s ubiquitous social network.

    August 26, 2014

    Fighting to study physics

    After being rejected, a blind student wins admission to the physics program at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece.

    August 27, 2014

    When women have it all

    A young faculty member argues that it is, indeed, possible for a woman (or a man) to ‘have it all.’

    August 28, 2014

    Getting hired at a liberal arts college

    Serious but accessible research and an ability to inspire younger students are among the keys to getting hired at an undergraduate-focused institution.

    August 29, 2014

    The state(s) R&D is in

    Science jobs are concentrated in areas where R&D spending is highest—and R&D spending is concentrated in just a few areas.

    August 29, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 29 August 2014

    Corruption in China … Why was James Doyle fired? … STAP replication fails. … Null studies aren’t submitted. … Ebola takes the lives of Science co-authors.

    September 02, 2014

    September is National Biosafety Stewardship Month

    NIH orders its intramural labs to examine their biosafety policies and procedures and encourages its grantees to do likewise.

    September 03, 2014

    The Science Careers guide to consulting careers for Ph.D. scientists

    Here’s everything you need to know to get started in one of the few nontraditional careers Ph.D. scientists can pursue without additional training.

    September 04, 2014

    Practical steps to make lab workers safer

    A new National Academies report examines why many universities lack adequate safety cultures and how to bring about improvement.

    September 04, 2014

    Reviewing the reviewers

    A new study shows that women get more positive comments about their grant applications than men do.

    September 05, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 5 September 2014

    Relief at NASA … RIKEN layoffs… profiting from avian flu … modeling Ebola … risky research… Working Life … the coffee genome.

    September 08, 2014

    The joys and hazards of fieldwork

    Fieldwork can disrupt the lives of scientists and their families, but it can also be hugely rewarding.

    September 09, 2014

    Is abuse a part of medicine’s hidden curriculum?

    Surveys of medical students and residents consistently find that substantial fractions are subject to abuse, perhaps as part of the profession’s “hidden curriculum.”

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