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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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Self Correction

By | December 1, 2015

What to do when you realize your publication is fatally flawed


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Riding Out Rejection

By | March 1, 2015

How to navigate the choppy waters of scientific publication


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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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Preserving Research

By | August 1, 2013

The top online archives for storing your unpublished findings

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The Best of Both Worlds

By | April 1, 2012

Choosing to work in industry does not preclude a return to academe. But the move back takes some planning and finesse.


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Balancing Biases

By | July 1, 2011

How cognitive prejudices can influence research decisions, and how the pitfalls of human nature can be avoided.


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