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Essay
Borden Lacy
Nov. 20, 2022
“We need giant steps, not small, if we are going to create the innovation in policies, political will, and technology needed to succeed with this existential problem,” writes Vanderbilt’s Borden Lacy.
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Why we take undergrads to research conferences
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Why we take undergrads to research conferences

Nov. 8, 2022

“Taking students to meetings early helps them gain a sense of belonging and validation that they are on the right career path.”

The climate change issue
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Nov. 2, 2022

The articles in this special section explore a few of the many threads connecting biochemistry to the climate crisis.

Talking about membership
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Talking about membership

Nov. 1, 2022

In this Q&A with Ed Eisenstein, Ann Stock, president of the ASBMB, kicks off a series of conversations with the society’s committee chairs.

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I was a presidential science adviser

Oct. 30, 2022

Here are the many challenges Arati Prabhakar faces as she takes over Biden’s science policy office.

How to be a climate activist
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How to be a climate activist

Oct. 25, 2022

“The stakes are too high to do nothing,” writes Henry Jakubowski, an emeritus professor who has focused his efforts on climate advocacy for the past five years.

Educators can help make STEM fields diverse
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Educators can help make STEM fields diverse

Oct. 15, 2022

Researcher identifies nudges that can encourage students to stay.

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What did and didn’t make it
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What did and didn’t make it

Oct. 12, 2022

The NIH Center of Scientific Review’s strategic plan incorporates most of the ASBMB’s recommendations but falls short on changes relating to the use of artificial intelligence in peer review.

Feminist science is not an oxymoron
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Feminist science is not an oxymoron

Oct. 9, 2022

Feminists have generated a set of tools to make science less biased and more robust. Why don’t more scientists use it?

Discover BMB 2023: History reinvents itself
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Discover BMB 2023: History reinvents itself

Oct. 4, 2022

For the first time in many years, the ASBMB will convene as an independent society, with programming specifically tailored to the interests of our members.

Something for everyone at #DiscoverBMB
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Something for everyone at #DiscoverBMB

Oct. 3, 2022

Researchers — it’s time to submit abstracts. Exhibitors — it’s time to reserve booths. Everyone — mark your calendars to be in Seattle in March.

What is better for your career than a publication? A preprint.
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What is better for your career than a publication? A preprint.

Sept. 22, 2022

“Depositing a paper outside of an academic journal allows an author to start promoting the work immediately,” Ken Hallenbeck writes.

Mentoring wins over training in science
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Mentoring wins over training in science

Sept. 19, 2022

“Mentoring helps students to develop coping mechanisms to handle stress, uncertainty and unknowns that are an integral part of a scientific career,” Shantá D. Hinton writes.

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