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The Rules of Replication

By | November 1, 2014

Should there be standard protocols for how researchers attempt to reproduce the work of others?


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The Working Vacation

By | April 1, 2014

Sabbaticals are one of the perks of the academic life. They may seem daunting to implement, but the time away could prove invaluable to your career.  

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Bonding in the Lab

By | October 1, 2013

How to make your lab less like a factory and more like a family


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Start It Up

By | April 1, 2013

Young researchers who left the academic path to transform their bright ideas into thriving companies discuss their experiences, and how you can launch your own business.

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Let's Make a Deal

By | February 1, 2013

Six myths about job and salary negotiations and how they may hinder your ability to bargain effectively.


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Lab 2.0

By | December 1, 2012

Apps and software for improving lab productivity


Will life-science researchers embrace the online tools for networking?

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In Times of Trouble

By | August 1, 2012

Scientists share their experiences weathering extremely stressful events without letting their careers get completely derailed.


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Motivate Your Lab

By | June 1, 2012

How to run an efficient and creative lab without micromanaging


Scientists who pursue advanced degrees are typically smart. They are driven. And they are no doubt passionate about their work. But can they cut it in industry?

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