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    January 22, 2015

    Origin stories of the scientists

    Or how a trip to Walt Disney World tricked me into becoming a scientist.

    January 09, 2015

    NIH takes another step in recognizing same-sex marriage

    The agency continues working to equalize treatment for same-sex and opposite-sex spouses.

    January 08, 2015

    The not-quite-stated, awful truth

    The National Academies’ new report details why doing a postdoc is generally a bad idea.

    January 06, 2015

    Making the world better, from industry

    Nicolas Delahaye belongs to a new breed of entrepreneurs, working at big companies and utilizing their resources to advance a social cause.

    January 05, 2015

    Ask Alice: Help me change my field

    I’d like to move to the United States and start working in a new field. Can you help?

    December 22, 2014

    Science Careers’ Person of the Year: Shirley M. Tilghman

    The former Princeton University president has been fighting for the interests of early-career scientists for more than 20 years.

    December 08, 2014

    Careers in fast-forward, part 3

    NIH seeks new Ph.D. researchers to start independent careers in its intramural labs.

    December 04, 2014

    Paradigms and prejudice

    The realities of women’s careers in academic science have changed. The discussion about them should change, too.

    December 03, 2014

    The Paula T. Hammond Lab

    Finding tenured jobs is no easier for chemical engineers, but the pressure is relieved by the steady stream of industry jobs.

    November 20, 2014

    The road to Ebola

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

    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 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 10, 2014

    Ask Alice: Call me by my name

    My adviser wants me to call him by his first name! What should I do?

    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 22, 2014

    A double dose of advice

    A former graduate student (and current postdoc) offers tips on working jointly with two graduate advisers.

    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 07, 2014

    Life inspires clinical applications

    His life partner’s illness led fundamental chemist David Smith to change his research focus.

    October 06, 2014

    Retail, food service most common jobs for new U.K. bio majors

    In the United Kingdom, 21.9% of graduates with first degrees in biology took jobs in the “retail, catering, waiting and bar staff” sector.

    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.

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