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Diane Shao, now a medical resident and postdoctoral researcher at Boston Children's Hospital, writes at Science that she got her first research job at age 15 by emailing scientists and then showing up at their offices.

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India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.