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Mistakes Happen

Transparency and honesty are key traits for surviving a retraction, Nature Jobs writes.

All in the Rate

Sally Rockey talks success, award, and funding rates at her blog.

A Place to Explore

Nobel Prize-winner Sydney Brenner discusses the current scientific research environment, and says that there's little room for exploration any more.

All in a Big Name

A column in the Guardian calls for an end to academic hero-worshipping.

Reading Habits of Researchers

Survey indicates that researchers' journal article consumption is leveling off.

The Luxury Journal Choice

Early-career scientists may suffer if they chose not to pursue publications in big-name journals.

The Score That Means Everything and Maybe Nothing

A study suggests that percentile rankings given to grants are not good predictors of impact.

Hazards to Avoid

Established genomics investigators offer tips for new researchers to keep their careers on track.

To Get More Female Conference Speakers

A study indicates that including women on organizing committees leads to more diverse speaker lineups.

Diverse Sciences

Bridge programs, like one program between Fisk University and Vanderbilt University, aim to diversify the sciences.

Blaze a Different Path

For researchers looking to leave academia, there isn't a defined path to follow.

Be Fair, Be Critical

Jennifer Raff at Violent Metaphors offers tips on peer reviewing manuscripts.

Role Models and Encouragement

The president of Spelman College is lauded for her work to encourage STEM majors among her students.