Darwin's Tips for Surviving the Holiday Party at the Chair's House

Aimee Edgeworth

Survival of the fittest has new meaning when it comes to holiday parties. Here are key tips for evolutionary advantage.

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Nerdy Science Gifts for All

Helen Bird

We surveyed grad students, post docs, and faculty to bring you the best and most thoughtful gifts for academics.

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Alice Soragni's Hot Takes on Year One of Being a PI

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

New PI and Twitter guru Alice Soragni drops some awesome advice for new PIs on wins, wasted time and sanity.

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NIAAA Steps Up with Great Addiction Outreach Tool

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Scientists & clinicians studying alcoholism now have an amazing resource they can recommend for alcohol information and treatment. ✔︎ it out

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Helping When You Have No Answers

David Sacks, PhD

Sometimes a member of your team will have a problem you can’t solve with facts or advice. You can still help them. Empathy is the key.

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Dot Journal Your Way to Productivity

Aimee Edgeworth

Dot-journaling is not just hipster slang for to-do list, it’s a different way of looking at lists altogether.

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Tips for Conquering the Literature

Alex Sundermann, PhD

With a strategy and some dedication, you can harness the firehose of new information to fuel your productivity.

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Profs on Drugs: JAMA Highlights Use of Cognitive Enhancers

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Talk to most people about ‘performance enhancing drugs’ and they conjure up images of elite athletes using drugs to increase muscle mass and oxygen delivery. In academia, performance is measured …

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What to Do When Your To-Do Lists Get Buried

Rebecca Helton, MA

Desk a mess? Get organized virtually.

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Technological Tools for Making Life Manageable

Marie Miguel

It’s no secret that a turbulent mental state can ruin your productivity in a big way. Unfortunately, family emergencies, calls from creditors and the various disasters cats so effortlessly …

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