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Report: Current Research System “Unsustainable”
Tracy Vence | Apr 15, 2014
Four prominent academics call for an overhaul of the US biomedical research workforce.
Matthew Tuthill | Mar 1, 2014
Career options and research opportunities at two-year colleges are often underappreciated.
Tracy Vence | Feb 19, 2014
Professors at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia, are using retracted studies to teach biology and chemistry students about the process of science.
Abby Olena | Feb 1, 2014
Graduate programs at the interface of quantitative and biological sciences set the stage for more interdisciplinary collaboration.
Former MIT President Dies
Abby Olena | Dec 17, 2013
Engineer and science advocate Charles Vest, who was president of MIT from 1990-2004, has passed away at age 72.
Opinion: Rethinking Scientific Evaluation
Richard Naftalin | Jul 16, 2013
Asymmetry in the Research Excellence Framework in the U.K. is a threat to basic medical sciences within British medical schools.
Million-Dollar Teaching Award
Kate Yandell | Mar 15, 2013
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is inviting natural science professors to apply for a grant to fund innovative undergraduate education.
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Dec 1, 2012
Undergraduate students delve into genomics and synthetic biology thanks to a new breed of technologically advanced courses.
A Course in Self Sequencing
Bob Grant | Oct 11, 2012
Students at Mount Sinai School of Medicine can now take a class in which they can sequence and interpret their own genomes.
House Fails STEM Bill
Jef Akst | Sep 21, 2012
Legislation aimed at retaining foreign students who earn advanced science and engineering degrees in the United States is rejected by Congress.