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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.

Here's to the BioToasters

Scientists create a group to help enhance their chattiness.

Find the Interesting

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, a 2009 Nobel laureate, advises young scientists to follow what fascinates them.

Lots of Competition

Jeremy Berg at Pittsburgh argues that research and the training of new researchers should be separated.

The Hot Fields

At Rock Talk, Sally Rockey examines what graduate students are studying.

Nice Work If…

CareerCast ranks 200 professions in the US.