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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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Pathologist Sues PubPeer Users

By Tracy Vence | October 27, 2014

A professor who was terminated from a new job before he’d even started is suing users of the post-publication peer review forum for allegedly making defamatory statements.

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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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STEM Graduates Branch Out

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | July 15, 2014

Most science, technology, engineering, and math degree-holders seek jobs unrelated to their academic disciplines, according to a report.

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2014 Salary Survey Closed

By The Scientist Staff | July 14, 2014

Check back for the results in November!

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