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Philanthropic Funding Makes Waves in Basic Science

By Bob Grant | December 1, 2017

Private funders are starting to support big projects, and they’re rewriting the playbook on fueling scientific research.

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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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Staying Active in the Lab

By Jenny Rood | July 1, 2015

Retiring as a professor, and even shutting down your own lab, doesn’t necessarily mean quitting research.

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Follow the Funding

By Bob Grant | May 1, 2015

In times of budget belt-tightening at the federal level, life-science researchers can keep their work supported through private sources.  

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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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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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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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In Times of Trouble

By Kerry Grens | August 1, 2012

Scientists share their experiences weathering extremely stressful events without letting their careers get completely derailed.

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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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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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