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Know Your PIO

By Tracy Vence | January 1, 2015

Scientists and public information officers share several common goals. Here’s how to collaborate effectively.

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The Rules of Replication

By Kerry Grens | November 1, 2014

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

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Keeping Up with IP

By Kate Yandell | September 1, 2014

It’s never too early to start thinking about intellectual property rights—even for biologists doing basic research.

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Science Speak

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | August 1, 2014

Contests that challenge young scientists to explain their research without jargon are turning science communication into a competitive sport.

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Simultaneous Release

By Kerry Grens | June 1, 2014

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

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The Working Vacation

By Bob Grant | 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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New School

By Abby Olena | February 1, 2014

Graduate programs at the interface of quantitative and biological sciences set the stage for more interdisciplinary collaboration.  

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Weathering the Storm

By Jef Akst | 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 Kate Yandell | October 1, 2013

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

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Preserving Research

By Amy Maxmen | August 1, 2013

The top online archives for storing your unpublished findings

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