Hazards to Avoid

Genomics researchers from universities in Utah, Texas, and Boston have put together some helpful guidelines to help tenderfoots avoid early disappointment and disillusion with their chosen career.

Their PLOS Biology article warns against six behaviors and attitudes to experimental design, data use, and interpretation that are an anathema to good research practice and potentially hazardous to budding careers.

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