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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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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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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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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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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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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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Start It Up

By Dan Cossins | April 1, 2013

Young researchers who left the academic path to transform their bright ideas into thriving companies discuss their experiences, and how you can launch your own business.

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