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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.

The New York Times Economix blog examines 'the rising value of a science degree.'

'Figure it Out'

One blogger says universities ought to teach new faculty fundamental skills for success.

A Clear Path

A biotech patent attorney says many scientists are unknowingly suited for careers in IP.

NIH OER Director Sally Rockey discusses trends in the agency's career development award funding.

Bumps in the Road

One blogger discusses various 'career potholes' and how to avoid them.

'Just Ask'

One blogger says serving on an NSF panel is often as simple as just asking to.

The Appleton (Wis.) Post-Crescent profiles the Foundation for Biomedical Research's Paul McKellips.

Narrow it Down

A blogger discusses how she chose where to work and what to work on during her PhD studies.

Begin with the End

A blogger says it's best to start with the results and discussion sections when writing a manuscript.

Alternative Outlets

A blogger highlights ways postdocs can produce peer-reviewed papers other than by publishing in high-impact journals.

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In PLOS this week: molecular surveillance of S. Typhi, genome-wide association study of attention in children, and more.

Clinicians look to fold non-medical data into algorithms to predict patients' health, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Connecticut's biotech investment is leading to the building of labs to house new startups, the Associated Press reports.

Craig Venter's Health Nucleus aims to change preventive medicine, according to the Robb Report.