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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 | 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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The Challenges of Rare-Disease Research

By | September 1, 2016

With few resources and hesitant investors, basic scientists must rely on clinicians, patient advocates, and their own keen eye for biological connections.

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Bonding in the Lab

By | 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 | 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 | December 1, 2012

Apps and software for improving lab productivity

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In Times of Trouble

By | 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 | December 1, 2011

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

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Balancing Biases

By | 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 | 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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