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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.

The Study Section Choice

A National Institute of General Medicine Sciences program director offers advice on identifying a study section for an application.

Science in the Policy World

Michael Elves and Ian Gibson from the Newton's Apple Foundation write that scientists should become involved in policy-making.

The Random Walk to Becoming a Scientist

Bitesize Bio's Troy Hibbard offers advice to researchers embarking on a scientific career.

Choose Well

Stanford University School of Medicine's Ben Barres writes that graduate students should look for both scientific and mentorship ability in their advisors.

Leaving the Lab Behind

A jobs panel suggests internships and online involvement as ways to help find get a career out of the lab started.

Looking for the Non-obvious

To make a splash, a postdoc suggests taking on new perspectives in research.

Be Engaged

Public engagement can help researchers develop skills and help them on the job search.