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    February 25, 2015

    How to p*ss off a scientist

    Scientists aren’t angrier than the general population, but different triggers make us mad.

    February 24, 2015

    Following up on a call for reform

    As a training-reform effort by four scientific leaders slows, science trainees may already be voting with their feet.

    February 23, 2015

    Ask Alice: I’m all out of love for research

    I don’t want to teach, and I no longer love research. Should I quit my Ph.D. program?

    February 20, 2015

    A career's twisting road

    Physician-scientist Richard Dasheiff has gone from being an academic researcher to a medical doctor and found satisfaction in both.

    February 19, 2015

    Three rules for powerful questions

    At interviews and networking events, your questions are at least as important as your answers.

    February 16, 2015

    Public engagement: Balancing altruism and self-interest

    Scientists believe they should engage in public debates, but they see little career benefit.

    February 14, 2015

    Grant proposal budgeting 101

    Budgets may not be glamorous, but they’re crucial for proposal success.

    February 12, 2015

    Elitism in the academy

    A new study quantifies the challenge of moving up the ladder of institutional prestige.

    February 11, 2015

    Starting up a career

    These days, entrepreneurship is less about getting rich and more about career development and getting science done.

    February 10, 2015

    Small bias, big difference

    A new simulation finds that just a little bias in peer review can have big consequences.

    February 10, 2015

    A call to serve science

    A new NSF funding supplement aims to support military veterans in graduate school.

    February 09, 2015

    Ask Alice: Better late than never

    Am I too old to get started on the neuroscience career I always wanted?

    February 05, 2015

    The paradox of job creation

    A reanalysis of an oft-repeated claim highlights the need for better understanding of job creation.

    February 03, 2015

    Another funny thing happened on the way to the STEM shortage

    As members of Congress renew the push to raise high-skill immigration quotas, a report predicts a dramatic fall in the wages of new computer science graduates.

    February 02, 2015

    Ask Alice: Time for a new mission?

    For some areas of science, it’s important not to be in too much of a hurry.

    January 27, 2015

    Baring it all

    Experiments to decrease secrecy in scientific research have many benefits, but investigators must also be aware of the risks.

    January 26, 2015

    Ask Alice: Science or the family business?

    Should I leave science?

    January 22, 2015

    Origin stories of the scientists

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

    January 21, 2015

    Secrets to thriving in graduate school

    A postdoc offers tips on navigating the pothole-riddled road to Ph.D. glory.

    January 19, 2015

    Following the birdsong of science

    Erich Jarvis’s upbringing during the civil rights movement helped provide the tools for success as he pursued studies of human languages and songbirds.

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