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.
The UK shifts toward funding doctoral training programs at a limited number of institutions.
Women, even in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, are paid less than their male counterparts.
Sally Rockey clears up confusion regarding what postdoc activities can be supported by US National Institutes of Health grants.
There are more women being published, but they are less likely to have a senior-author slot.
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics is turning to YouTube to drum up interest in medical genetics careers.
Bias, not just work-life balance, keeps women from pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Bloggers at National Institute of General Medical Sciences discuss how the change in the fiscal year affects NIGMS grants.
Bitesize Bio offers advice on how to keep up with your field when you are out of a job.
A series of editorials in The New York Times discusses gender imbalance in the sciences.
Guidelines and other criteria can help to quell disagreements over who should be a paper's author.
Former NIGMS Director Jeremy Berg shares some advice on obtaining NIH grants.
A program aims to mentor women in college interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
A blogger has advice for graduate students doing lab rotations.
Individual development plans may help prepare science graduate students and postdocs for their career goals.
In an essay, a graduate student writes that science PhDs are doing well, but a blogger isn't so sure.
A blogger shares tips on snagging funding.
A Nature survey finds that while researchers like their jobs, they have concerns about the future.
A blogger wonders whether a PhD trains people to run a lab.
NIH's Sally Rockey looks into whether the increase in grant applications is due to PIs submitting more applications or more researchers applying for grants.
An editor outlines tips aimed at early-career researchers for proper international résumé/CV prep.
A blogger asks: 'How much does it cost to run an academic lab?'
Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.
UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.
The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.
In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.