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Not that Kind of Grant: Tales of Waiting for Career Development Awards

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Waiting to hear on your first major grant is hard.

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On-Line Services to Make Life Easier

Helen Bird

Life happens. Here are 38 online services to help when the going gets rough.

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Bespoke Tailoring: Why You Want to Work with a Writer/Editor

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Hiring a medical editor is like having a bespoke tailor. No one cares what I’m wearing, but I want my work to step-out completely dressed for success.

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Summer Reading: What's Popular in the Edge Library

The Edge for Scholars

Here's what's been flying off the shelves of our "analog library" of career development books.

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A Quick Fix for Death by Powerpoint

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

The funny thing about this Death by Powerpoint condition is that while everyone has experienced this as an audience member, no one is guilty of giving a terrible presentation. Which makes for some interesting math. Who are these terrible presenters?

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Queer Science Stories Needed 🌈

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Are you an LGBTQI scientist and a great writer? We need you! In June we are hosting blogs to celebrate Pride Month and your story matters! The more personal we …

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An Unexpected Career in Sex and Gender Biology

Dawn Newcomb, PhD

I transitioned to studying how sex hormones drive inflammation. That’s unusual, but it shouldn’t be.

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Vexing Issues for New PIs: Picking Corresponding Author, Potential Reviewers, Blacklisting and Other Angst

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Recommending fair and thoughtful reviewers and other quandaries of submitting your first independent manuscripts.

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What to Do When Your To-Do Lists Get Buried

Rebecca Helton

Desk a mess? Get organized virtually.

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