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August 19, 2011

Overcoming the R01 Race Gap

A new finding says black scientists win NIH R01 grants less often than whites; here's how they can improve the odds.

September 16, 2011

Research Careers at Community Colleges?

Science faculty at community colleges are finding ways to fit research into their jobs.

September 16, 2011

Preserving the Past and Promoting the Future

Niccole Villa Cerveny teaches a research course for which students rate the susceptibility of ancient Hopi rock art to erosion.

September 16, 2011

A Research Collaborative in Chicago

Thomas Higgins and other local community college instructors organized the STEM-ENGINES undergraduate research collaborative to promote research at their institutions.

September 16, 2011

Cutting-Edge Biochemistry Close to Home

Jacqueline Crisman left a promising biomedical research career to build a cutting-edge biochemistry program from scratch in her hometown.

September 23, 2011

How Many Astronauts Do We Need?

A newly Shuttle-less NASA is trying to figure out how many astronauts to recruit.

September 30, 2011

Are African Americans Surging in Computer Science?

A report suggests a big jump in Black/African-American enrollment in computer science graduate programs.

October 14, 2011

Seeding Scientists

Companies are building partnerships with academia to train and retain their next generation of scientific employees.

October 28, 2011

Tips From the Top

Who better than Nobel Prize–winning scientists to offer advice for scoring science's top prize for yourself?

November 11, 2011

Building a New Niche Network

Scientists studying the physics of living systems utilize an NSF initiative to expand their network and make it easier to find jobs.

November 18, 2011

Where Are the Neuroscience Jobs?

Our correspondent reports from the Neuroscience 2011 meeting in Washington, D.C.

December 02, 2011

To Replicate or Not To Replicate?

Graduate students need to decide whether to spend time replicating other scientists' data.

December 09, 2011

Advice for Future Pharma Scientists: Start Small

As the industry moves away from the big pharma model, drug development scientists are likely to find more and better opportunities at smaller companies, and even academic labs.

December 23, 2011

Breakthrough Behind the Scenes

Kimberly Powers's epidemiological research on HIV helped set the stage for this year's Science Breakthrough of the Year.

February 10, 2012

Translational Research Finds a New Center

A new NIH center aims to set the national agenda on translational research, but budget constraints mean not much change for now.

February 24, 2012

Stepping Out of Big Pharma's Shadow

As big-pharma jobs disappear, pharma scientists are landing at start-ups, launching their own, or joining academia.

March 09, 2012

Your Research, Their Hope

Scientists working with patient-advocacy groups need to set legal and ethical guidelines so interactions can be mutually beneficial.

March 30, 2012

NPA Founders Find Success

The scientists who founded the National Postdoctoral Association 10 years ago say the experience helped their careers.

April 13, 2012

Computational Biologists: The Next Pharma Scientists?

Drug development companies are now hiring more computational biologists, creating an abundance of high-paying jobs.

April 27, 2012

Another NPA Founder Speaks

Today, NPA co-founder Karen Christopherson is principal scientist at a unit of Pfizer.