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Policy Prereqs

A blogger discusses breaking into a career in science policy.

Parsing Profs' Pay

The American Association of University Professors releases its annual salary survey.

Persistence Required

Bloggers say persistence is often more important to a scientist's success than talent is.

Be Prepared

A proposal development specialist shares tips on why, when, and how investigators should contact their POs.

Researchers investigate the effects of career uncertainty on scientists' production.

A Different DTC

Nature discusses the rise of doctoral training centers in the UK.

The Many Costs

Graduate school incurs a variety of costs, Chemjobber notes.

Start Reviewing

An editor says it's important to begin writing review articles early on.

The Scientist presents its account of the best spots for postdocs.

In Science Careers, Adam Ruben asks why scientists don't write 'interesting, dynamic stories.'

Completeness Is Key

A blogger shares tips for job seekers to re-tool their LinkedIn profiles.

The Family Factor

American Scientist magazine proposes how academia might overcome issues that arise "when scientists choose motherhood."

The Arizona Republic reports on a new ASU program that could benefit local biotech.

Institutions in the US landed 30 spots on THE's top 50 list of universities by reputation.

Extended Employment

While academics delay their retirements, universities increasingly seek contractual, non-tenure-track faculty.

A researcher shares tips for young scientists taking on their first peer review assignment.

'Atmosphere-Related'

New survey data shows that both male and female scientists are affected by issues related to work-life balance.

Anne Glover Speaks

The newly appointed European Union Science Advisor tells Au Science Magazine about her career and issues facing women in science.

New NWBC data shows that female entrepreneurs are earning more patents and trademarks than ever before.

'Own' It

Researchers should accept the permanence of broader impact statements, two philosophers say.

A blogger shares tips on "surviving … your dissertation."

Panelists discuss the employability and relevance of scientists in a Guardian Q&A.

A Top Job

Being a clinical laboratory technician is one of 2012's top jobs, says US News and World Report.

Insider Lessons

A blogger shares paper-submission tips through the eyes of an associate journal editor.

The Washington Post says advances in synthetic biology may provide "a solution to the unemployment puzzle."

Pages

The founder of MeTooSTEM, BethAnn McLaughlin, created a Twitter account purported to be that of an LGBTQ Native American professor at Arizona State University, the New York Times writes.

Novavax reports its candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine leads to immune responses, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

Gene length is associated with lifespan in a comparative genomics study appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that draws on the whale shark genome.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: effort to annotate the rat transcriptome, web-based resource to characterize marine microbes, and more.