This week, Science Careers' Emma Hitt says that, "with the right planning and enough forethought, academics can enjoy financial stability and a comfortable, if not prosperous, retirement." Susan John, chair of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors, tells Hitt that it's important for scientists "to remember that wealth is relative.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.