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    September 29, 2014

    Adjunct faculty member makes good

    Few adjuncts ever make it onto the tenure track—but solving a historic mathematics problem can do wonders for your career.

    September 29, 2014

    Adjuncts and age discrimination

    Is age discrimination keeping adjunct faculty members from obtaining more stable faculty employment?

    September 22, 2014

    A “misleading” jobs report from NSF?

    An expert on science and technology employment and immigration claims that a recent NSF report accentuates the positive.

    September 22, 2014

    Chemistry careers from multiple angles

    For chemists, unemployment is down, but salaries are stagnant, according to Chemical & Engineering News.

    September 15, 2014

    Following the (NIH) money

    An interactive graphic from NPR shows that while most institutions have seen their NIH funding fall, a few have thrived during the downturn.

    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.”

    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 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.

    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 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 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 05, 2014

    Addressing the deeper cause of safety incidents

    A lab explosion at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, shows that when it comes to safety, good intentions are only a start.

    August 05, 2014

    A Real Scientist Shortage

    With the debut of a new kit, LEGO aims to fix the scientist shortage on toy shelves.

    August 04, 2014

    C is for citations

    Your last name influences your citation potential, a study says.

    Taken for Granted
    July 31, 2014

    Using a federal stick to enforce lab safety

    Why don’t federal funders demand safe academic labs?

    Taken for Granted
    July 29, 2014

    Puncturing a fantasy

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

    July 11, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 11 July 2014

    NCATS success … Scripps merger talks end … good news and bad news in India … clandestine review ring revealed … brain boycott … early independence … HIV/AIDS

    Taken for Granted
    July 10, 2014

    Should Science Students Study Gender?

    In Academe, Carol Colatrella argues that scientists can benefit from more insight into how gender impacts professional interactions and career outcomes.

    Taken for Granted
    July 09, 2014

    The Landmark Patrick Harran Case Ends Inconclusively

    The legal struggle arising from the death of Sheharbano “Sheri” Sangji leaves a major question unresolved.

    July 07, 2014

    At Lindau Meeting, Women Outnumber Men

    At this year’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, a milestone.

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