Postdocs at European Molecular Biology Organization have a better way to save for retirement, reports The Scientist. The organization created a pension plan for their postdocs that they can carry with them if the move from European country to European country. EMBO will also match up to €100 and guarantees 2.7 percent interest, which may increase based on the market.

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The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

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