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The Family Factor

American Scientist magazine proposes how academia might overcome issues that arise "when scientists choose motherhood."

Program Aims to Boost Local Biotech

The Arizona Republic reports on a new ASU program that could benefit local biotech.

HHMI Will Appoint Up to 30 New Biomedical Researchers Through a New National Competition

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute today announced a new national competition, representing a nearly $200 million-investment in basic biomedical research. [More.]

US Universities Hold Strong

Institutions in the US landed 30 spots on THE's top 50 list of universities by reputation.

Extended Employment

While academics delay their retirements, universities increasingly seek contractual, non-tenure-track faculty.

Peer Review for Beginners

A researcher shares tips for young scientists taking on their first peer review assignment.


New survey data shows that both male and female scientists are affected by issues related to work-life balance.

Anne Glover Speaks

The newly appointed European Union Science Advisor tells Au Science Magazine about her career and issues facing women in science.

Women's Stake in IP on the Up

New NWBC data shows that female entrepreneurs are earning more patents and trademarks than ever before.

'Own' It

Researchers should accept the permanence of broader impact statements, two philosophers say.

Avoid a Dissertation Disaster

A blogger shares tips on "surviving … your dissertation."

Employability, Relevance

Panelists discuss the employability and relevance of scientists in a Guardian Q&A.

A Top Job

Being a clinical laboratory technician is one of 2012's top jobs, says US News and World Report.