The first author on the paper, Yu-yi Lin, died in the lab last year, apparently by his own hand.
Big data is good for research, but incentives in academia—including salaries—need to be brought in line.
As the tenure track shrinks, more and more teaching—including in STEM fields—is done by "off-track," low-paid, contingent faculty.
Women, in particular, will benefit if funding bodies and evaluation committees can improve their evaluation criteria.
An Inside Higher Ed article gives faculty members advice on how to help graduate students who are heading out onto the job market.
What does the language in those job ads really mean?
With brilliance, persistence, resourcefulness, and determination, Abraham Nemeth put math and science at the blind's fingertips.
A new survey and report shine light on the problems faced by Canada's postdocs.
Do you become motivated to achieve even greater accomplishments after winning a major award?
The University of California system has taken a series of encouraging steps to make its labs safer.
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