Fixing the Flaws in Animal Research
Fixing the Flaws in Animal Research
Many preclinical studies carried out in vivo are poorly designed and generate irreproducible data, but efforts to address the problem are on the rise.
Fixing the Flaws in Animal Research
Fixing the Flaws in Animal Research

Many preclinical studies carried out in vivo are poorly designed and generate irreproducible data, but efforts to address the problem are on the rise.

Many preclinical studies carried out in vivo are poorly designed and generate irreproducible data, but efforts to address the problem are on the rise.

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Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Esther Landhuis | Jun 1, 2019
Diversity programs are shifting their focus from just providing academic support to creating a learning environment that is more inclusive of people of different backgrounds.
Is Mandatory Retirement the Answer to an Aging Workforce?
Is Mandatory Retirement the Answer to an Aging Workforce?
Katarina Zimmer | Mar 1, 2019
For many, it’s not a question of when senior academics should leave their posts, it’s about how to distribute scarce resources such as grants and faculty positions more fairly.
The Open Data Explosion
The Open Data Explosion
Viviane Callier | Jan 1, 2019
Scientists are working to maximize the benefits and minimize the costs of sharing.
Examining Grad Student Mental Health
Examining Grad Student Mental Health
Abby Olena | Nov 1, 2018
Some academic institutions are beginning to complement the work of student organizations in addressing mental health problems in graduate school.
Life Scientists Cut Down on Plastic WasteLife Scientists Cut Down on Plastic Waste
Life Scientists Cut Down on Plastic Waste
Katarina Zimmer | Aug 1, 2018
Across the US, laboratories are finding creative ways to minimize the amount of plastic they throw away.  
Overcoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered AnimalsOvercoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered Animals
Overcoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered Animals
Jim Daley | Jul 1, 2018
From the difficulty of tracking rare populations to the danger of poachers exploiting distribution data, the complications of studying endangered species require creative solutions from researchers.
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Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions
Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2018
Technology and family constraints are making the “ghostdoc” more popular, but the setup is not without costs, researchers say.
How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry
How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry
Ashley P. Taylor | Mar 1, 2018
In efforts to translate basic-science results into pharmaceuticals and other technologies, success cannot be taken for granted.