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    Wanted: Personal Perspectives

    This morning I received a query from a reader — a postdoc — who was interested in submitting an article to Science Careers. I invited her to contribute to our “In Person” personal essay series. I decided to post my response here, lightly edited, as an invitation to others who might be interested in contributing… Read More
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    Webinar Tomorrow: Mentoring Early Career Scientists

    Tomorrow, the Science Careers team will be recording another webinar for our Science Careers webinar series.  Join us to learn more about mentoring and advising the next generation of scientists. Here are the details: Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Time: 12 noon Eastern, 9 a.m. Pacific, 4 p.m. GMT One of scientists’ important roles, wheth… Read More
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    Science Careers Gets (Even More) Social

    Today, Science Careers launches a new beta of our Facebook application, which allows science (and Science) fans to give the gift of science — for free! If you’re not familiar with Facebook gifts, they’re little virtual objects — like ‘Viva la Evolucion!’, an animated picture of a monkey evolving to a modern man;… Read More
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    Video Inspiration

    I’m not a subscriber, but I’m an admirer of Make magazine. I love the whole DIY culture, and I’m confident it — Make and DIY culture generally — will plant many seeds that mature into scientists and engineers. Make has just issued a press release promoting a new project. Called Elements of Humanity (and found… Read More
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    Job Markets and Lunar Landings

    These last few days have put me in a pensive and sentimental mood. I’m a child of the 1960’s, 5 years old when Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon. Those were times when people were excited about science and jobs were–apparently–abundant. Stephen Shafroth, a senior colleague during my physics years (we also co-edited an esote… Read More
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    On Passion

    I’m at the World Conference of Science Journalists in London this week. There are 900 journalists from all over the world here — more than 70 countries, I heard. If you travel to science conferences, that’s probably not impressive. But journalists tend to travel in packs — by subject material (neuroscience, physics, geo… Read More