Research suggests that social structure, not personal ethics, determines the frequency of scientific misconduct.
A spate of recent books presents a wide range of analyses -- and some common answers -- about what ails academe.
After lengthy talks, and some strategic arm-twisting, the University of California comes to terms with its postdoc union.
Based in Alaska, a nonprofit research institute founded and run by a group of independent researchers has permitted decades of scientific work.
In a debate long dominated by industry voices, statistician and tech expert Norman Matloff speaks up for the little people.
Two issues important to postdocs and other science trainees have been elevated recently to the federal level.
Scientists' strong propensity to pair up romantically, research shows, can either help or hurt their careers.
Research finds that scientists' career-related preferences are far wider than stereotypes suggest -- and that industry is likely to be an excellent choice for many.
His life in tatters, one former UMass postdoc sues his college and his adviser as postdocs on three UMass campuses unionize.
Concern for lab safety advances -- slowly -- while University of California postdoc contract negotiations stall.
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