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The Mars Conundrum: How do we explore the Red Planet without contaminating it?

“The search for life on Mars is paired with plenty of strong warnings about how we must sterilize our spacecraft to avoid contaminating our neighbor planet. 111 more words

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CV and Resume

What is the difference between a CV and a resume?

CV = Literally, your professional life story

Resume = One-page highlight of your best qualities that are relevant to the job you are applying… 482 more words


Moving for Science: the Coming to America Edition

In our ongoing “When I Grow Up” series, my close friend and great scientist Dr. Simon Uribe-Convers writes about the experience of coming to the United States for Science. 1,193 more words

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Science and borders

I was reading a writeup in Science magazine’s blog about the hurdles faced by non US citizens in procuring funding for their research. Funding is not only the lifeline of basic science research, but also a requirement for academic career progress. 348 more words


Six Months After the March for Science

“On April 22, more than a million people took to the streets, in Washington, D.C., and over 600 satellite locations around the world, to¬†march for science… 346 more words
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A postdoc union

From a University of Washington Postdoc:

“Like all the postdocs I know, I love my research. But we face significant day-to-day obstacles as we try to dedicate ourselves to science. 240 more words

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