The “Professor” title is due for a rebranding, our columnist writes.
In preparation for the March for Science, our columnist offers some recommendations for demonstration signs.
Our columnist explores the weird, awkward, and sometimes wonderful world of Ph.D. scientists using their “Doctor” title.
A scientist’s holiday poem.
Our columnist explores the relationship between art and science.
Our columnist explores how scientists’ “scientific-ness” can create particular challenges for their loved ones.
A new game modeled on scientific career advancement offers food for thought, our columnist writes.
Looking for a job can require navigating frustratingly inconsistent advice, our columnist writes.
Our columnist explores the value of letting kids explore the lab.
Our columnist discusses the tricky situation that students face when their advisers do wrong.
Being the most famous scientist is a triumph within a non-dominant subset.
Scientists should acknowledge their imperfections, our columnist argues.
Our columnist describes how he learned to read—and actually understand—journal articles.