The Bounds of Academia

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A few years ago, I was trying to decide whether to continue my studies, try for a PhD, and hopefully become a biology professor. Though I ultimately did not, many of my colleagues did. As Tracy Vence finds in this month's cover story, the job market, especially in academia, is tight, and though many PhD scientists are still looking for careers there, others are looking for creative ways to use their PhDs outside the bounds of academia.

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