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    July 09, 2015

    Getting noticed is half the battle

    Clinician-scientist Eleftherios P. Diamandis says that making sure you are noticed can give you the edge over your silent competition.

    July 08, 2015

    Taking the road less traveled

    Pursuing controversial or unconventional research ideas can carry serious professional and personal risks.

    July 07, 2015

    Harnessing computer power to understand biology

    An ability to combine computation and experimentation recently won systems biologist Sarah Teichmann an EMBO Gold Medal.

    July 06, 2015

    HIV researcher found guilty of research misconduct sentenced to prison

    Dong Pyou Han, who already resigned from his academic position and was sanctioned by the Office of Research Integrity, was sentenced to 57 months and fined $7.2 million.

    July 06, 2015

    Biodiversity researcher becomes first female president of Mauritius

    After 25 years studying the plants of her native island, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim unexpectedly became its president.

    July 02, 2015

    Cold emails and hot coffee, part 3

    Once you’ve made new connections, it’s time to contact them in person and set up an informational interview.

    July 01, 2015

    A hidden start

    Startup jobs require brilliance and versatility, and they’re often hard to see.

    June 30, 2015

    Choosing your postdoc position

    Of all the decisions that academics must make during their careers, choosing a successful postdoc position is probably one of the most important.

    June 29, 2015

    Leaving science for science writing

    At The Open Notebook, Julia Rosen describes her transition via a lovely metaphor.

    June 29, 2015

    You can help rescue biomedical research

    A new website from a quartet of scientific superstars seeks ideas for reforming the U.S. biomedical science system.

    June 26, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 26 June 2015

    Woman named Sandia National Laboratories director … NIH might be getting a raise … Perspectives on reproducibility … New hope for National Children’s Study … Working Life

    June 26, 2015

    The globalization of universities and science in Southern China

    Institutions across Guangdong Province are expanding their scientific collaborations and recruitment efforts internationally.

    June 25, 2015

    Cold emails and hot coffee, part 2

    To build your network from zero, seek new connections and offer them real value.

    June 24, 2015

    Thesis adviser horror stories

    In which our esteemed columnist catalogs the miseries our bosses have been known to inflict upon their underlings

    June 23, 2015

    What happens after a retraction?

    Retractions, whether for honest error or misconduct, diminish future citations to researchers’ old papers by 10% to 20%, a study says.

    June 22, 2015

    What to expect while job hunting

    An essay at Vitae tells those going on the academic job hunt what they can expect.

    June 22, 2015

    A chance to learn innovation

    A fellowship offers graduate students exposure to the world of entrepreneurship and venture investing.

    June 19, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 19 June 2015

    Chimpanzees in the news … Ramping up research oversight … Entrepreneur loses money but gains exposure … Summer reading … Working Life

    June 18, 2015

    Cold emails and hot coffee: Take action on your career

    The first in a four-article series about the Active Career Exploration plan for career development

    June 17, 2015

    Who’s in your tribe?

    It’s important for today’s job seekers to be aware of the “un-networking” trend.