Dear scientists, we dare you not to laugh when you see your result of this hilarious summer quiz we created for you!
Find out how your habits in and outside of the lab reflect your personality – are you a spinning centrifuge, the wildcard of the bunch or a clever qPCR cycler, do you have a microscopic eye for detail or bring fiery sparks to the workplace? Find out which piece of lab equipment you are!
Nowadays, making and publishing good science just isn’t enough if you want to stand out and increase the impact of your hard work. Thankfully there are tools available online that will help you do just that. Interested in improving your chances of landing collaborators, funding and positions? Read on, this article is for you.
I have recently read the 2014 Nature paper on which social media do scientists use and why do they use it. In the meantime a lot has changed, ResearchGate no longer has 4.5 million users, but 8 million. That does not seem much compared to 1.5 billion users Facebook has, but is still a remarkable number considering that only scientists use it.
According to, by now quite a few years old, paper version of Random house Webster’s Unabridged dictionary, Second edition, entrepreneur is a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk.
What is DIY biology and how it can help you build your own lab?
Is there a difference between scientists and researchers? Is one an occupation and the other a mission or lifestyle? Does it really matter in the end?
Budgets for science and academic research are being cut all around the world and many people are thinking about alternative careers.
More and more papers are retracted each year. In a reproducibility study Bayer was able to repeat only 14 out of 67 drug target research experiments from landmark papers. Amgen set out to repeat 53 key discoveries in the field of cancer and succeeded in only 6.
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Meet Michael Rhodes, Nanostring.