This Calls for a Scientific Switcharoo | GenomeWeb

Sandra Porter at Discovering Biology in a Digital World blogs about the shortage of lab technicians in life sciences and the surplus of PhD-level scientists in the field. She discusses why "having a PhD could make job searching harder" and why it's becoming more difficult to hire technicians.

 

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