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Originally posted on Trade Secrets - a blog from BioentrepreneurOver the past week, we have seen extended press coverage of the principles of a potential cancer ‘megafund,’ building on ideas from the October 2012 Nature Biotechnology article by Fernandez, Stein & Lo on “Commercialization biomedical research through securitization techniques.” The Economist covered it here and the Financial Times added its commentary here. Read more
Originally posted on Nature News Blog - Breaking news from the world of scienceRepublicans in the US House of Representatives want NASA out of the climate change business. Read more
Originally posted on Nature News Blog - Breaking news from the world of scienceScience publishers are sending out decidedly mixed messages about how seriously they take the impact factor – the much-maligned measure of how often the average research paper in a journal is cited. Read more
Thanks Dr. Tomar for sharing your valuable experiences. Some new or to-be postdoc will get help from this. I like some of the points you mentioned such as "check the history of a laboratory to see how many past members have successfully achieved specific goals", "do not get overwhelmed by the numbers of publications". You are also right in saying Indian universities don't have even true postdoc positions. Good luck for your future. Thanks.
Originally posted on Soapbox Science - a community guest blog from nature.comMarc Kuchner is the author of Marketing for Scientists, an astrophysicist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and a country songwriter. He is the co-inventor of the band-limited coronagraph, a tool for finding planets around other stars that will be part of the James Webb Space Telescope. He is also known for his work on planets with exotic chemistries: ocean planets, helium planets, and carbon planets. Kuchner […]
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