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Opinion: Taxable Tuition = Trouble for Graduate Students

By Michael T. Parker and Patricia M. Lawston | November 30, 2017

Our calculations find troubling increases in taxes if a US House–led tax plan succeeds, but tuition waivers, as the Senate bill has proposed, could actually reduce students’ tax burdens.

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Opinion: Banning Shark Fin Sales in the U.S. Will Backfire

By Robert Hueter | September 27, 2017

A proposal to do so would cause waste, promote less sustainable fisheries, and penalize US fishers who follow best practices.

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Opinion: Science, Meet Politics

By Miriam R. Fein | August 23, 2017

The events of the past six months have inspired advocacy for the first time.

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image: Opinion: When Science Meets Activism

Opinion: When Science Meets Activism

By Jonathan M. Berman | May 3, 2017

Scientists new to advocacy must find balance between embracing diverse perspectives and guarding against anti-scientific beliefs.

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Opinion: After We March

By Sheril Kirshenbaum | March 16, 2017

How to become—and stay—involved in science policy 

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image: Opinion: Sometimes, Scientists Must March

Opinion: Sometimes, Scientists Must March

By Katie Gibbs, Alana Westwood, and Kathleen Walsh | February 13, 2017

Lessons learned from the “Death of Evidence” demonstration in Canada

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

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image: Opinion: Experiences of an Itinerant Scientist

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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image: Opinion: How Postdocs Can Participate

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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image: Opinion: A Role for Community Science Clubs

Opinion: A Role for Community Science Clubs

By Robert Collins, Cal Allen, and Barbara Schulz | July 29, 2014

How retired scientists can enhance science education where they reside

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