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The Challenges of Rare-Disease Research

By | September 1, 2016

With few resources and hesitant investors, basic scientists must rely on clinicians, patient advocates, and their own keen eye for biological connections.


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Simultaneous Release

By | June 1, 2014

Coordinating the submission of manuscripts can strike a healthy balance between competition and collaboration.

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Weathering the Storm

By | December 1, 2013

How to prepare your lab for natural disasters and cope with unavoidable consequences

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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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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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Taking Time for Baby

By | March 1, 2011

Having a child changes everything. But it doesn’t necessarily have to disrupt your research while you’re out on leave.


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