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When Two Scientists Fall in Love
Partnering in life with a fellow researcher brings unique challenges as well as rewards.
When Two Scientists Fall in Love
When Two Scientists Fall in Love

Partnering in life with a fellow researcher brings unique challenges as well as rewards.

Partnering in life with a fellow researcher brings unique challenges as well as rewards.

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2016 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Karen Zusi | Nov 1, 2016 | 10+ min read
Most researchers feel stimulated by their work but are dissatisfied with their compensation, according to this year’s results.
Grad Students Lose Health Insurance
Kerry Grens | Aug 18, 2015 | 2 min read
Two universities drop benefits for graduate students or their dependents.
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013: The Charts
The Scientist Staff | Apr 2, 2013 | 1 min read
See the data from our 2013 survey of postdocs.
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2013 | 7 min read
This year’s survey concludes more than a decade of highlighting the institutions that treat postdoctoral researchers as valued members of the scientific community.
Opinion: The Successes of Women in STEM
Karen Purcell | Jan 23, 2013 | 4 min read
Women have come a long way, but roadblocks remain
Rate Your Workplace Today!
The Scientist Staff | Nov 8, 2012 | 2 min read
Only two weeks left to participate in The Scientist’s 2013 survey for best place to work in the life sciences.
Life Sciences Salary Survey 2012
Hayley Dunning | Nov 1, 2012 | 6 min read
Researcher salaries continue to buck the trend of the millennium’s first decade, remaining flat or even declining across most life science disciplines.
Life Science Salaries
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2012 | 1 min read
Check out the breakdown of this year's Salary Survey data, including how compensation differs between sex, sector, and state.
In Times of Trouble
Kerry Grens | Aug 1, 2012 | 7 min read
Scientists share their experiences weathering extremely stressful events without letting their careers get completely derailed.
Best Places to Work Postdocs, 2012
Sabrina Richards | Apr 2, 2012 | 10+ min read
Much has changed in the last 10 years for postdocs, who are staying in their positions longer than ever before—and coming out with more to show for it.
Best Places for Postdocs, 2012
Sabrina Richards | Apr 1, 2012 | 1 min read
Postdocs at this year’s top-ranked institutions get to tackle human health and disease from every angle. 
Research is Tough for Dads Too
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 12, 2012 | 1 min read
A new survey finds that men as well as women scientists struggle to find time for family and life outside of the lab.
Going Governmental
Rachel Nuwer | Dec 1, 2011 | 8 min read
Federal agencies offer interesting opportunities for researchers looking to do more than bench work.
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