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Nobel prize winner Elizabeth Blackburn discusses work-life balance.

An article at The Scientist gives manuscript-writing advice.

A blogger says that job-seekers should focus on networking.

The University of Southampton's Women in Science and Technology group responds to an article appearing in the UK's Guardian.

Making the Move

DrdrA responds to a reader's question about transitioning from a non-tenure-track position to a tenure track position.

A blogger weighs in on whether it's worth pursuing a PhD or standing pat with an MS.

Roche is hiring for its Nutley, New Jersey campus.

Not To Worry...

Blogger Michael White is almost comforted by the story of Francis Crick's postdoc experience.

A blogger offers advice on how to negotiate salary at a new position.

Getting Motivated

A blogger discusses the drive and thrill of research.

Taking on Reviews

A blogger discusses the number of reviews that a junior faculty member should do.

Take your time to choose a project.

Some grants submitted by established scientist are passed over in favor of proposals from new investigators, says the New York Times.

A PLoS Biology article and many bloggers discuss the difficulties of getting early-career grants.

The new short NIH application format is out.

A blogger give advice on how to get a grant.

The Tough Choice

A blogger discusses why he is looking for a new job.

A blogger wonders if the NIH could support maternity leave.

Grants as Ageism

Changes to NIH's R01 funding process are criticized.

On the Hunt

A blogger gives tips on how to make a good impression.

No Skipping Lectures

The University of California says that furlough days may not be teaching days.

Postdocs supported by European Molecular Biology Organization have a new, portable pension plan.

David Searls has an essay in PLoS Computational Biology on choosing between academia and industry.

Jonathan Eisen tells the story of his first conference talk.

Bloggers discuss how much time they spend at work.

Pages

Google's Project Nightingale has collected health information on millions of Americans, according to the Wall Street Journal.

An opinion piece at The Hill criticizes the proposed plan to collect DNA samples from migrants at the US border.

Nature News writes that women in chemistry are less likely to have their manuscripts accepted for publication.

In PNAS this week: tRNA fragment signature for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, genomic sites sensitive to ultraviolet radiation in melanocytes, and more.