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    October 13, 2015

    Avoiding fake journals and judging the work in real ones

    Solutions are needed for handling the growing scientific literature, both legitimate and not

    October 12, 2015

    How to win a Nobel Prize

    A former member of the chemistry prize selection committee discusses the process

    October 09, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 9 October 2015

    Nobel Prizes … Jobs for refugees … Pot problems … Gene patenting … Canadian science … Working Life

    October 09, 2015

    Industry experience as a platform for academic careers

    Hear advice from scientists and engineers who have worked in private and public companies and transitioned back into academia.

    October 08, 2015

    Help others—and help your career

    While volunteering at a scientific conference, Tal Polak came up with an idea to help young researchers network with top scientists.

    October 07, 2015

    A new kind of visa ‘creativity’

    Recent cases of H-1B visa abuse in academe could indicate a growing trend

    October 05, 2015

    New guidebook aims to help female postdocs

    Book describes resources professional societies offer to support postdoc women—and men

    October 02, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 2 October 2015

    The pope’s astronomer ... Migrants and informatics … Predatory publishers … More money for the BRAIN initiative … Beyond “publish or perish”

    October 02, 2015

    Science and technology in Central China

    Central China is a growing hub for researchers and tech companies to launch exciting projects in science and engineering.

    October 01, 2015

    How African Americans at NASA helped remake the segregated South

    A new book explores the connection between the 1960s moonshot and the end of the Jim Crow era in the United States.

    September 30, 2015

    After the bombs

    A Syrian computer scientist describes her professional life before the war and her efforts to rebuild her career and a future for her family in Europe.

    September 28, 2015

    When funding is a costly booby trap

    Postdocs funded by National Research Service Awards subject to “payback” requirement

    September 25, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 25 September 2015

    New Australian science minister … Managing research bureaucracy … STAP cell update … More trouble for NEON ... Working Life.

    September 24, 2015

    How science fairs shaped my career

    Rachel Yoho describes how participating in school science fairs helped her find her path into a research career.

    September 23, 2015

    Scientists should defend, not defund, the humanities

    A crisis for the humanities is a crisis for all, our columnist argues.

    September 22, 2015

    Funding woes for early-career female scientists

    Female postdocs in the Netherlands are less likely to win fellowships for independent research; in the United States, female faculty members receive less startup funding.

    September 21, 2015

    Celebrating National Postdoc Appreciation Week

    This week, institutions around the United States are hosting a range of events to honor their postdoctoral scholars.

    September 18, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 18 September 2015

    New FDA chief nominated ... Thomas Insel’s Google move … Animal welfare concerns … The 2015 Ig Nobel prizes ... Working Life.

    September 18, 2015

    Effective teaching: to be an effective educator, get active

    Evidence-based teaching strategies are changing how some faculty shape their courses.

    September 18, 2015

    My trek back to science

    After completing his Ph.D. studies, Michael Marshak decided to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail to clear his mind and figure out his next career move.