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Mentoring is critical for students just beginning to learn the ropes of biomedical research.

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Opinion: Toot Your Horn

By Jordan Gaines Lewis | October 6, 2016

Why (and how) scientists should advocate for their research with journalists and policymakers

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Opinion: Making Progress by Slowing Down

By Susan Fitzpatrick | August 24, 2015

Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.

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Scientists at or near retirement can be ideal advisers for their junior colleagues. 

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Opinion: Experiences of an Itinerant Scientist

By Sumantra Chatterjee | July 14, 2015

What I’ve learned doing science in three different countries 

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Opinion: Abandoned by the System

By Steve Charette, Antony Vincent, and Jean Barbeau | May 18, 2015

Lab techs and other highly qualified employees are too often given short shrift by the biomedical research enterprise.

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Opinion: Separate Training from Research Budgets

By Viviane Callier | October 7, 2014

In order to make the most of biomedical research funding and to better support trainees, institutions should recognize postdocs as employees.

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Opinion: How Postdocs Can Participate

By Jessica Polka | September 18, 2014

Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers should be taking part in discussions on the future of biomedical research.

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Opinion: An Ecclesiastical Approach to Peer Review

By Matthew A. Mulvey and Dean Tantin | September 5, 2014

How early Christian teachings could improve scientific discourse

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Opinion: Accomplishments Over Accolades

By Nikolai Slavov | August 11, 2014

Award-seeking and career-building behavior is contributing to the rise of bad science. 

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