A new professor takes stock.
James Watson offers advice for postdocs.
The Office of Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health says that progress reporting for SNAP awards changes this month.
Scientific American looks at the number of women earning advanced degrees in STEM fields.
Duffymeg at Dynamic Ecology discusses how to prioritize manuscript to-do lists.
Amy Freitag at Southern Fried Science offers practical advice for choosing a grad school.
A study suggests that differences in verbal abilities among people who are good at math influences career choice.
Bitesize Bio's Ellen Moran offers a strategy for making it through post-doc interviews.
Being a data scientist is supposed to be the next cool job, and Nature Jobs offers some tips on breaking into the field.
The National Institutes of Health's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program aims to prepare students for a plethora of career paths.
Bitesize Bio's Laura Fulford offers tips for a good thesis defense.
A career development expert advocates asking yourself a few questions before signing on the dotted line.
Bitesize Bio examines the dearth of women in top academia positions.
More women are earning science and engineering degrees, but still do not make up the same percentage of the workforce.
University of California, San Diego, may add a number of new PhD students, especially in science and engineering.
An anonymous scientist writes in The Guardian about gender bias.
A top 10 list at Forbes says that university professor is one of the least stressful jobs for 2013.
A Bristol researcher argues that researchers should get involved in outreach to bolster their own careers and to inspire others.
Scientist and comedian Adam Ruben discusses how scientists' hobbies are perceived.
More than 60 percent of people who earned a science and engineering PhD in 2011 had a job or postdoc lined up for after graduation.
NIGMS answers common questions about the career development awards that it supports.
A blogger offers a guide for determining whether grad school is right for you.
A new report finds that, at higher levels, men outnumber women at Canadian universities.
To persuade, talks should disarm listeners and tell a story.
A scientist writes that more female scientists should consider being mentors.
Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.
In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.
India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.
A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.