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Science Communication
Shelby Bradford
Sept. 18, 2021
Scientists must speak out against misinformation about 'immune-boosting' supplements
Supplements that claim to supercharge your T-cells, make your antibodies hum and otherwise make you invincible are all bunk, and scientists should speak out more about this misinformation.
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Back to class
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Back to class

Aug. 18, 2021

As many teachers and students prepare to return to in-person classrooms, two members of the ASBMB Student Chapters Committee take the pulse of their colleagues.

Writing it right
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Writing it right

Aug. 12, 2021

Strategic tips for formulating titles, abstracts, abbreviations, keywords and more in journal articles

InPrint offers opportunities to edit
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InPrint offers opportunities to edit

Aug. 11, 2021

Established in early 2018 with the goal of providing free and confidential editing services to the Washington U community, this trainee-run group has worked on more than 100 manuscripts.

Productive mentoring meetings: A conversation
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Productive mentoring meetings: A conversation

Aug. 10, 2021

A professor and two postdocs discuss what individuals and institutions can do to promote and develop good mentor–mentee relationships.

Be special with us
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Be special with us

Aug. 5, 2021

As we were mailing our special Careers Issue this month, we were already thinking about the next one: our Wellness Issue in January 2022.

US travel bans: Bizarre and ruthless
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US travel bans: Bizarre and ruthless

Aug. 4, 2021

Continuing travel restrictions have prevented the author and thousands of other international scholars from seeing their families for a year and a half.

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Personal chemistry: Proteomics tackles privacy concerns

Sharing raw data is an important norm for the proteomics community. But as clinical studies become more detailed, researchers may need to clamp down to protect patient privacy.
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Learning to love assessment
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Learning to love assessment

July 28, 2021

“As every scientist knows, there is no point in doing an experiment if you don’t have a way to assess the result. So assessment is a crucial step in teaching and learning.”

I’m fully vaccinated but feel sick – should I get tested for COVID-19?
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I’m fully vaccinated but feel sick – should I get tested for COVID-19?

July 25, 2021

It’s impossible to know whether a vaccinated person is fully protected or could still develop a mild case if exposed to the coronavirus.

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5 ways to use hip-hop in the classroom to build better understanding of science

July 24, 2021

Teachers often don’t know how to make science relevant, and many students of color fail to develop a science identity.

What to ask during your faculty interview
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What to ask during your faculty interview

July 21, 2021

“Going into your interview armed with good questions not only will help you gather intel to help you make the best decision for your career but also will help you stand above the competition.”

The STEM Academy: A necessary remedy to med school tunnel vision
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The STEM Academy: A necessary remedy to med school tunnel vision

July 13, 2021

A one-week camp at the University of South Florida forged community as it introduced new students to the possibilities of a career in scientific research.

Merging biochemical and analytical training
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Merging biochemical and analytical training

July 8, 2021

“(T)he pandemic revealed that while it is critical for us to specialize and have depth of knowledge in some domains, it is also essential that we cultivate some breadth in our skill set.”

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