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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.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology

    Science Forum: Wikidata as a knowledge graph for the life sciences

    Andra Waagmeester et al.
    Wikidata is continuously-updated resource that could improve the efficiency and accuracy of research in many areas of the life and biomedical sciences.
  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: Words without meaning

    Eve Marder
    Many of the words used by scientists when reviewing manuscripts, job candidates and grant applications – words such as incremental, novelty, mechanism, descriptive and impact – have lost their meaning.
  6. Living Science: Stepping down

    Eve Marder
    As Eve Marder stands down as a Deputy Editor of eLife, she reflects on the need for journals to change and respond to their environment.
  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: The humanity of science

    Indira M Raman
    Science can provide cures and improve health, and it can also make us more humane.
  9. 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.

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