Articles By Michael Price

  • Careers in Fast-Forward

    Winners of NIH's Director’s Early Independence Awards share the trials and successes of starting their own labs immediately after graduating.

  • Physicists Learn a Trade

    A few universities are teaching physics students quantitative finance skills, but some observers think that isn't a good idea.

  • Pushing Students Toward STEM

    A national STEM workforce conference suggests numerous plans to boost STEM education and training, but few to make jobs more desirable.

  • Can NIH Renovate the Biomedical Workforce?

    An NIH committee recommends overhauling training, increasing postdoc pay, and improving and expanding staff scientist positions.

  • Soldiers Becoming Scientists

    The Post-9/11 GI Bill and other programs are enabling some veterans to pursue careers in science.

  • Understanding Minds to Win Over Hearts

    For scientists who study conflict's motivations and consequences, the brain is the battlefield that matters.

  • Another NPA Founder Speaks

    Today, NPA co-founder Karen Christopherson is principal scientist at a unit of Pfizer.

  • Computational Biologists: The Next Pharma Scientists?

    Drug development companies are now hiring more computational biologists, creating an abundance of high-paying jobs.

  • NPA Founders Find Success

    The scientists who founded the National Postdoctoral Association 10 years ago say the experience helped their careers.

  • Your Research, Their Hope

    Scientists working with patient-advocacy groups need to set legal and ethical guidelines so interactions can be mutually beneficial.