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Publishing Partners

By Kelly Rae Chi | August 10, 2015

Collaborations can boost citations, a study shows.

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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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Think Before You Fire

By Sarah Ramsay | May 1, 2015

Industry layoffs may save a few dollars, at the cost of losing the collective brainpower of thousands of scientists.

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Bias in Hiring Female STEM Faculty

By Kerry Grens | April 14, 2015

Women applying to faculty openings in science or engineering have a two-fold better chance of getting the job than men, according to a hiring simulation.

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New Look at the Leaky Pipeline

By Bob Grant | February 20, 2015

Academic science no longer loses more women than men, a study shows; STEM fields are losing male and female PhDs equally.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2015

February 2015's selection of notable quotes

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Tips for Talking to Politicians

By Tracy Vence | December 10, 2014

Members of an American Society for Cell Biology panel urge their colleagues to consider science advocacy.

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Study: Scientists Witness Plagiarism Often

By Kerry Grens | November 3, 2014

A meta-analysis of surveys used to gauge plagiarism among scientists finds that nearly one-third of researchers have witnessed the problem.

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The Rules of Replication

By Kerry Grens | November 1, 2014

Should there be standard protocols for how researchers attempt to reproduce the work of others?

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