Benchfly's Alan Marnett has adapted Stephen Covey's highly-successful self-help book — The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People — to the scientific community with his seven suggestions for habits of a successful scientist. Number one, "take charge of your bench," Marnett says. Own your projects and be proactive about developing them instead of waiting for instructions. Number two, set goals for your career.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.