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Industry v. Academia: Thoughts from David Searls

In an article from David Searls published in PLoS Computational Biology, he offers 10 rules on how to choose between industry and academia. Since he's been around that block more than once, his advice is practical and relevant. "Choosing between industry and academia is easy for some, incredibly fraught for others," he writes, going on to list rules such as assessing your qualifications, figuring out what you need and want in your career, and considering the alternatives.

The Scan

Boosters Chasing Variants

The New York Times reports that an FDA advisory panel is to weigh updated booster vaccines for COVID-19.

Not Yet

The World Health Organization says monkeypox is not yet a global emergency, the Washington Post reports.

More Proposed for Federal Research

Science reports that US House of Representatives panels are seeking to increase federal research funding.

PLOS Papers on Breast Cancer Metastasis, Left-Sided Cardiac Defects, SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring

In PLOS this week: link between breast cancer metastasis and CLIC4, sequencing analysis of left-sided cardiac defects, and more.