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A North Carolina newspaper examines expanding job opportunities in biomedical engineering.

NHGRI profiles Pathway to Independence Award winners it supports.

In a Webcast, NIH OER addressed 'what grantees need to know about the revised FCOI regulations.'

FierceBiotech presents its 2011 Women in Biotech picks.

Negotiation Know-How

The Chronicle of Higher Education discusses negotiating tactics for women in academia.

A Different Take

One blogger says STEM attrition in higher ed is not all bad news.

Readers react to a Science Careers article discussing issues related to STEM careers.

A blogger debates the merits of staying at one institution versus moving, both before and after earning a PhD.

Heed the Warnings

An essayist wonders why some grad students seem 'incapable of hearing' about poor job prospects in academia.

The New York Times examines why biology is the field of choice among most women in the STEM areas.

A blogger outlines 'five reasons why your child won't be a scientist.'

A new Leadership Foundation for Higher Education-commissioned survey suggests some professors don't live up to their role as advisors.

A blogger reflects on setbacks he experienced as a bench scientist in order to be a more understanding PI.

Young investigators in Australia and the US receive early career research awards.

HHMI professors advocate changes to university-level science curricula.

One blogger says post-tenure life is hardly what she expected it to be.

Panelists shared advice for young investigators at the Partnering for Cures meeting this week.

'Fun' Becomes 'Hard'

The New York Times examines why the university-level STEM attrition rate is on the rise.

A blogger shares tips for achieving success in graduate school.

A new report shows that grads with STEM skills are in high demand outside of those fields.

A blogger summarizes a recent discussion on the academic research workforce.

Right to Reorder?

A blogger considers whether it's acceptable for co-first authors to rearrange paper bylines on their CVs.

A blogger shares tips for writing a personal statement for grad school.

'You're the Expert'

A blogger offers up thesis-writing tips.

One blogger shares tips related to searching for and applying to postdoc positions.

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In Science this week: experts say race is not a sufficient proxy for studying human genetic diversity and more.

Technology Review writes that CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing firm Editas' success may hinge on a patent case.

Researchers unearthed a bioinformatics error in the Science paper reporting the first ancient African genome, and the authors are seeking an erratum.

A boy's cystic fibrosis carrier status was revealed by a teacher to the parents of children with CF who then sought the boy's transfer to another school, leading to a lawsuit.