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  1. Research: Decoupling of the minority PhD talent pool and assistant professor hiring in medical school basic science departments in the US

    Kenneth D Gibbs Jr et al.
    A systems-level analysis of the biomedical workforce in the US shows that current strategies to enhance faculty diversity are unlikely to have a significant impact, and that there is a need to increase the number of PhDs from underrepresented minority backgrounds who move on to postdoctoral positions.
  2. Patricia Cabezas

    Interview: Diving into science management

    Patricia Cabezas explains how science management roles require many of the transferable skills developed during the PhD and postdoc.
  3. Living Science: Owning your mistakes

    Eve Marder
    Most scientists admit to their errors but, as Eve Marder explains, the scientific community as a whole needs to rethink the way it recognizes achievement.
  4. Living Science: Grandmother elephants

    Eve Marder
    As new technology makes it possible to perform experiments that were unimaginable a decade ago, Eve Marder argues that we can still learn from the past.
  5. Living Science: The humanity of science

    Indira M Raman
    Science can provide cures and improve health, and it can also make us more humane.
  6. Living Science: Teaching for the future

    Indira M Raman
    Reading and discussing classic papers can be an effective way of teaching graduate students how to learn the skills they will need for a career in research.
  7. Living Science: The truth is in the distribution

    Indira M Raman
    There may be as many ways to think about the experience of women in science as there are women in science.
  8. Living Science: Uniting the nations of science

    Eve Marder
    As the world becomes smaller and more uniform, it is important to remember that creativity in science can happen anywhere.
  9. Living Science: The haves and the have nots

    Eve Marder
    As the equipment needed to perform state-of-the-art research in many areas of biology becomes ever more expensive, Eve Marder worries that researchers in less wealthy institutions might be left behind.
  10. Living Science: Looking out for future scientists

    Eve Marder
    Proposals to reduce the number of students who do PhDs are misguided because they would exclude young scientists with qualities that do not show up in exam results and interviews.

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