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    November 20, 2014

    The road to Ebola

    For scientists conducting basic research on the Ebola virus, evolving priorities are a way of life.

    November 19, 2014

    Seeking social scientists

    Do researchers looking for jobs in industry need to be good at socializing as well as science? An article in C&E News explores industrial hiring trends suggesting that the answer is “yes.”

    November 18, 2014

    Robert Langer: Creating things that could change the world

    A leading scientist-entrepreneur offers advice on careers and starting a business.

    November 17, 2014

    Ask Alice: Improper contact

    A new postdoc insists on rubbing up against me in the lab. What should I do?

    November 13, 2014

    One foot in academia, the other in industry

    Jyoti Mishra’s unusual postdoc allowed her to connect basic science with its potential applications.

    November 05, 2014

    Postdocs speak up

    As many senior scientists dither and protect the status quo, postdocs organize a conference to take matters into their own hands.

    November 04, 2014

    Why networking feels so ‘icky’

    Networking feels “icky” when you feel like you’re exploiting other people for personal gain.

    October 31, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 31 October 2014

    Suing John Doe … Competing COMPETES proposals … Dance Your Ph.D. … Ebola and conferences … Dousing down under … Venezuelan science … Working Life

    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?

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