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Male Profs are Affected, Too

Male academics often struggle with many of the same work-life balance issues and institutional biases that their female counterparts face.

A Double-Edged Sword

A blogger says publication requirements can both help and hurt PhD students.

Meanwhile, as Academia Ages

Researchers at Rice University suggest limited access to NIH funding among young investigators could stifle biomedical innovation.

The Appeal of Internships

Internships are becoming increasingly popular among students and employers.

Visualizing a 'Crisis'

In an infographic, Online PhD charts the course of what it calls the job crisis for PhDs.

Good News for Some Grads

While unemployment varies by field, graduates who've landed jobs are earning higher starting salaries than before.

In Defense of the Academy

One blogger playfully outlines the perks of working in academia.

Women Wanted

A blogger suggests ways to attract women to work in STEM fields.

Day in the Life

One blogger outlines 'life as a staff scientist.'

The Hardest Soft Skill?

Facilitating and managing meetings is a tough skill scientists should cultivate.

Efficiency Tips

A blogger shares time-saving tips to increase lab productivity.

Replication Over Citation

A blogger suggests the community ought to assess researchers' productivity based on the reproducibility of their results.

Back-Up Plans

PIs ought to prepare for the possibility that their grants go unfunded, a blogger says.