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Speaking of Cell Biology

By | December 17, 2013

A selection of notable quotes from the annual American Society for Cell Biology meeting


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Building Support for Basic Research

By | December 16, 2013

The push toward translational research was a much-discussed topic at the annual American Society for Cell Biology meeting.


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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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Opinion: The Best Projects Are Least Obvious

By | September 25, 2013

Today’s technologies have opened all sorts of experimental avenues. Deciding which questions are best to pursue requires a certain degree of restraint.

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Lasker Winners Announced

By | September 9, 2013

Discoveries related to rapid neurotransmitter release are among those recognized by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation this year.


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Proposed “Japanese NIH” Draws Fire

By | June 25, 2013

Scientific societies in Japan contend that a plan for an NIH-like agency to oversee the country’s science ministries will squash basic research.


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Online Career Planning

By | September 7, 2012

One of the largest biological professional societies has developed an online tool to help early stage scientists plan successful careers.


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Best Places to Work Industry, 2012

By | June 1, 2012

Much has changed in the 10 years since our first survey of industry researchers. Large companies are now looking to small, nimble ones for services as well as innovation.


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An NIH Director Departs

By | April 26, 2012

The newly appointed chief of one Institute gives up his appointment days before starting.


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Slipping from the Top?

By | March 14, 2012

Experts and the American public worry that the country is at risk of losing its global leadership position in scientific research.


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