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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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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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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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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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Lab 2.0

By Hayley Dunning | December 1, 2012

Apps and software for improving lab productivity

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The Best of Both Worlds

By Hannah Waters | April 1, 2012

Choosing to work in industry does not preclude a return to academe. But the move back takes some planning and finesse.

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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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