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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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Let's Make a Deal

By Stephanie Eberle | February 1, 2013

Six myths about job and salary negotiations and how they may hinder your ability to bargain effectively.

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Lab 2.0

By Hayley Dunning | December 1, 2012

Apps and software for improving lab productivity

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Female Frontrunners

By Jef Akst | February 1, 2012

How to successfully surmount the challenges women face in becoming biotech industry leaders

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Going Governmental

By Rachel Nuwer | December 1, 2011

Federal agencies offer interesting opportunities for researchers looking to do more than bench work.

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Balancing Biases

By Jef Akst | July 1, 2011

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

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Taking Time for Baby

By Bob Grant | March 1, 2011

Having a child changes everything. But it doesn’t necessarily have to disrupt your research while you’re out on leave.

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Rewards of Risk

By Megan Scudellari | February 1, 2011

Secrets to scoring big money grants for innovative, out-of-the-box research

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