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Opinion: Toot Your Horn

By | October 6, 2016

Why (and how) scientists should advocate for their research with journalists and policymakers


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Book Review: Personal Trials

By | March 22, 2016

At first blush, do-it-yourself clinical trials seem pointless and reckless. But a deeper truth pervades the research and the patients who drive it forward.


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Opinion: Pay-to-Play Publishing

By | September 3, 2015

Online scientific journals are sacrificing the quality of research articles to make a buck.


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Opinion: Making Progress by Slowing Down

By | August 24, 2015

Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.


While some in the scientific and religious communities have declared an end to the tensions between faith and fact, the conflict continues to have impacts on health, politics, and the environment.


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Opinion: How Postdocs Can Participate

By | September 18, 2014

Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers should be taking part in discussions on the future of biomedical research.


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Opinion: #IceBucketChallenge, Investing Well

By | September 10, 2014

Hundreds of thousands participated in the ALS campaign that went viral, but how are they supposed to decide where to donate?


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Opinion: The Pitfalls of Uncertainty

By | April 14, 2014

How to successfully inform policy when scientific evidence is not plainly evident.


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Opinion: Of Mice and Men

By | December 3, 2013

Researchers scramble to put mouse cancer models on solid footing.

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Opinion: Researching the Researchers

By | November 25, 2013

The biomedical research community is due for some self-reflection.


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