A search firm has found that global hiring within its life science index rose 3.7 percent in the first quarter of 2012, Pharmalot reports.
More Americans with PhDs and other advanced degrees are applying for food stamps and other government aid than in years past, The Chronicle of Higher Education reports.
Researchers outline the career preferences of science PhDs in PLoS One.
Support for women in science needs to include policies to help balance work and family life, one writer says.
Who is awarded most National Institutes of Health funding: MDs, PhDs, or MD/PhDs?
Navigating the so-called two-body problem is tough, but not impossible, a consultant says.
Ordinary ideas typically don't produce the most rewarding research, one blogger says.
The Nobel laureate discusses the underrepresentation of women in science and shares advice for aspiring female researchers.
A blogger asks: 'How many years of postdoc training are required before getting a faculty-level job?'
A new report highlight ways in which universities might enhance their career counseling services for graduate students.
H-indices do not accurately depict early-career scientists' productivity nor potential, a researcher says.
Concerns related to support for early-career scientists came up at the New Zealand Association of Scientists meeting this week.
The US National Institutes of Health has posted a checklist for its new rules on reporting financial conflicts.