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Technology and family constraints are making the “ghostdoc” more popular, but the setup is not without costs, researchers say.

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How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry

By Ashley P. Taylor | March 1, 2018

In efforts to translate basic-science results into pharmaceuticals and other technologies, success cannot be taken for granted.

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Investigations into cases of wrongdoing by professors are increasingly in the public eye. But are colleges and universities doing enough to deal with the problem?

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Baby on Board

By Kerry Grens | September 1, 2017

Many scientific conferences offer child care options that allow researchers to bring their families along for the trip.

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Addressing Biomedical Science’s PhD Problem

By Catherine Offord | January 1, 2017

Researchers and institutions seek to bridge the gap between emerging life science professionals and available positions.

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Social Media Accelerates Science

By Ben Andrew Henry | November 1, 2016

How researchers are taking advantage of Twitter and other forums to do, share, and discuss research

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Learning Bioinformatics

By Esther Landhuis | July 1, 2016

In today’s data-heavy research environment, wet-lab scientists can benefit from new computational skills.

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Making the Most of School

By Viviane Callier | May 1, 2016

Agencies and institutions strive to better prepare graduate students and postdocs for futures in academia and beyond.

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Self Correction

By Kerry Grens | December 1, 2015

What to do when you realize your publication is fatally flawed

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Ready, Willing, and Able

By Amanda B. Keener | October 1, 2015

Researchers with disabilities are making their fields more accessible.

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