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.
A blogger discusses why he is looking for a new job.
A blogger wonders if the NIH could support maternity leave.
Changes to NIH's R01 funding process are criticized.
A blogger gives tips on how to make a good impression.
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.
Suzanne Kennedy at Bitesize Bio give tips on how to survive graduate school.
An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.
The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.
The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.
In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.