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    July 31, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 31 July 2015

    Senior scientists depart positions … Aspirational Alzheimer’s budget … Russian postdoc a spy? … Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act … Donations for Cecil the lion … Working Life

    July 31, 2015

    Grad students behaving badly

    Our esteemed columnist warns against some of the common offenses that grad students have been known to commit.

    July 30, 2015

    The value—and risk—of activism

    Academics must manage involvement in social and political causes with care if they do not want to jeopardize their careers.

    July 29, 2015

    Countering gender bias at conferences

    Female speakers are underrepresented at some conferences, but a vocal group of advocates is working to address the problem.

    July 27, 2015

    Proposed Chinese legislation could hamper international collaboration

    Law would require government approval and sponsors for international researchers to work in China

    July 24, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 24 July 2015

    New institute in honor of deceased HIV/AIDS researcher ... Possible reforms for federal research regulations … Rethinking graduate education … Working Life

    July 22, 2015

    Ace your video interview

    Video screening interviews are now a major ingredient of the hiring process.

    July 21, 2015

    Another report urging reform for biomedical workforce training

    Authors offer suggestions gleaned from nine earlier reports about the issue

    July 20, 2015

    Calling on all academics to stand up for academic freedom

    A new report highlights the use of violence, coercion, and threats to silence scholars around the world.

    July 17, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 17 July 2015

    Smart lakes … 21st Century Cures Act … Museum faces closure threat ... Psychologists enable torture ... Eye on the prize … Tough advice ... Working Life

    July 14, 2015

    Balancing career and family

    An increasing number of scientists—men and women—aim to succeed both at work and at home.

    July 10, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 10 July 2015

    Geologist released from Chinese prison … Greek scientists in limbo ... Women in science … Working Life

    July 08, 2015

    Taking the road less traveled

    Pursuing controversial or unconventional research ideas can carry serious professional and personal risks.

    July 07, 2015

    Harnessing computer power to understand biology

    An ability to combine computation and experimentation recently won systems biologist Sarah Teichmann an EMBO Gold Medal.

    July 06, 2015

    HIV researcher found guilty of research misconduct sentenced to prison

    Dong Pyou Han, who already resigned from his academic position and was sanctioned by the Office of Research Integrity, was sentenced to 57 months and fined $7.2 million.

    July 06, 2015

    Biodiversity researcher becomes first female president of Mauritius

    After 25 years studying the plants of her native island, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim unexpectedly became its president.

    June 30, 2015

    Choosing your postdoc position

    Of all the decisions that academics must make during their careers, choosing a successful postdoc position is probably one of the most important.

    June 29, 2015

    You can help rescue biomedical research

    A new website from a quartet of scientific superstars seeks ideas for reforming the U.S. biomedical science system.

    June 26, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 26 June 2015

    Woman named Sandia National Laboratories director … NIH might be getting a raise … Perspectives on reproducibility … New hope for National Children’s Study … Working Life

    June 24, 2015

    Thesis adviser horror stories

    In which our esteemed columnist catalogs the miseries our bosses have been known to inflict upon their underlings

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