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An Unhappy Field?

Blogging has taught Science Professor some interesting things about academia, the most important one being that "people in the biomedical field seem to suffer a lot more than those of us in just about every other STEM field." About 87 percent of the e-mail Science Professor receives from her blog is from "bitter, troubled, distraught biomed grad students, postdocs, technicians, and early-career faculty." While others write to her about their problems, they tend to be simple frustrations, compare

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