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Defying writing conventions

“A good writer knows the conventions that their reader expects. Then they slavishly follow these conventions 95% of the time so the reader doesn’t get distracted by convention violations and instead keep their attention on what you’re trying to communicate. 53 more words

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Ways to Work a Conference

Most of us in the workforce will have many opportunities to attend professional conferences. They are quite costly, and if done right, attending a conference will be nothing less than exhausting. 1,189 more words


A Future in Biochemistry

I have considered a variety of science-related careers, but biochemistry is the field I am most interested in. Before making a final decision, I have researched the requirements, duties, income, and job outlook of a biochemist to ensure it is the right choice for me. 740 more words


No regrets

Dr. Wesley Loftie-Eaton is one of my favorite microbiologists. He has a flair for adventure, an impeccable sense of style and an entire outfit for “action adventure” purposes. 765 more words

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Let’s move beyond the rhetoric: it’s time to change how we judge research

Impact factors were never meant to be a metric for individual papers, let alone individual people. They’re an average of the skewed distribution of citations accumulated by papers in a given journal over two years. 66 more words

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A new series! Scientist in Industry

Last year, NiB ran a series called “When I Grow Up”, providing insight on various stages of the academic career ladder (undergrad, MS… 99 more words

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