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    October 30, 2014

    On the ground in Sierra Leone

    The Ebola epidemic demonstrates West Africa's urgent need for scientists, today and for the future.

    October 28, 2014

    Where do postdocs go?

    A study of former UCSF postdocs finds they occupy a variety of careers.

    October 27, 2014

    Ask Alice: Should I join an NIH study section?

    The advantages of serving on a study section, Alice says, more than justify the substantial time commitment.

    October 23, 2014

    Nothing but networking

    The worst part of networking, our columnist says, is that it feels like spending time marketing yourself in lieu of doing science.

    October 20, 2014

    Ask Alice: Should I stay or should I go?

    In a new feature, Alice Huang answers your questions about science career issues.

    October 20, 2014

    Ask Alice

    Alice and her friends answer questions that you don’t want to ask you preceptor, peer, or colleagues regarding your career in science.

    October 15, 2014

    Talking to the public about risk

    Scientists with relevant expertise have a professional responsibility to share their evidence-based insight with the public, experts say.

    October 14, 2014

    What's driving women scientists out of Japan?

    The country’s “male-dominated, aggressive” culture is pushing women out of science and overseas.

    October 14, 2014

    Overqualified or underqualified?

    Scientists with Ph.D.s are finding themselves overqualified for certain jobs—but also lacking important skills for others.

    October 09, 2014

    Building the Bionic Woman

    Ayanna Howard is a rarity: an African-American woman with an endowed engineering faculty chair at a major research university. Here's how she rocked it.

    October 02, 2014

    A detour for love

    David Anderson's career was sidetracked by love and the Defense of Marriage Act, but today the future once again looks bright.

    October 02, 2014

    To tweet or not to tweet?

    Do the career benefits of social media outweigh the potential risks?

    September 30, 2014

    The Lisa Feldman Barrett lab

    Lisa Feldman Barrett’s big, bustling psychology lab at Northeastern University provides a snapshot of what the job market is like.

    September 25, 2014

    The long harm of the law

    For some nutty reason, scientists sometimes become lawyers.

    September 25, 2014

    The borders I crossed

    Rodica Stan pushed her way through many borders to build a science career.

    September 22, 2014

    Chemistry careers from multiple angles

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

    September 18, 2014

    Moving down the career ladder

    B.S. and M.S.-level job opportunities can be tempting because they’re so plentiful, but Ph.D. scientists should resist the temptation.

    September 17, 2014

    The 2014 Vitae conference

    Here is a roundup of higher education news from this year’s Vitae Researcher Development International Conference.

    September 16, 2014

    Overwintering, part 3: The sun returns

    High winds and cold temperatures complicate the work of a meteorologist overwintering at the research base Neumayer-Station III in Antarctica.

    September 11, 2014

    Engineers strut their global stuff

    Engineers are stepping up with a new mindset to solve health problems in the developing world.

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