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2013-02-04 23:02:23

The Scientist launches an iPad app of the magazine that offers a new and exciting alternative to the print and free digital web versions. Midland, ON (PRWEB) February 04, 2013 In addition to flipping pages, readers of The Scientist now have the option of swiping their finger across an iPad screen to read the same timely, award-winning articles exactly as they appear in the print magazine. The benefits of this new app are abundant: portability, readability, archivability, and environmental...

2012-12-04 05:03:04

From advancements in personal genome sequencing technology to services that provide custom-engineered synthetic DNA, here are 10 of biology´s newest products that stood out in 2012. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 The Scientist announced today the winners of its 5th annual Top 10 Innovations competition. Continuing its mission of “Exploring Life, Inspiring Innovation,” The Scientist invited members of the life science community to submit descriptions of technological...

2012-09-24 23:00:34

Nominations are open from now through November. Midland, ON (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 The Scientist is polling the scientific community to find out which institutions and companies foster the most innovative, rigorous, and supportive research environments. Each year researchers highlight the aspects of work they value the most–such as support, access to great research, and collaborations–as well as areas they wish their institutions would improve, such as appropriate...

2012-06-04 23:02:00

DuPont No. 3 up from No. 10 a Year Ago. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 The Scientist magazine has named DuPont as one of the best places to work following the results of its 10th annual readers survey. DuPont was named No. 3, up seven placements from last year. “This recognition is a testament to DuPont´s continued investment in Research and Development (R&D) and our employees´ dedication to science-powered innovation and collaboration,” said Senior Vice...

2012-05-25 23:03:00

Help The Scientist compile the latest data on salaries within the life-science community. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 The Scientist´s annual Salary Survey is now open to the life science community. With the help of researchers, the magazine provides insights into how salaries from various specialties and fields range in this dynamic industry. Responses are used to compile the most up-to-date information on life-science salaries. The survey only takes about 5 minutes to...

2012-03-28 23:04:11

Our 10th annual survey reveals how the postdoc position has changed over the last decade, with today´s postdocs staying in their positions longer than ever, but also being happier with their jobs. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2012 Results show that the once temporary positions are lasting longer and longer, but postdocs are enjoying more benefits and are happier for it, with fewer postdocs reporting their job satisfaction as “Fair” or “Poor,” and more choosing...

2012-01-02 08:00:00

The Scientist unveils the best life science innovations of the year Midland, ON (PRWEB) January 02, 2012 The Scientist magazine announced today the winners of the “Top 10 Innovations of 2011.” For the fourth consecutive year, The Scientist invited members of the life science community to submit descriptions of exciting tools that made an impact in research this year and asked a panel of expert judges to evaluate the technologies. Neurobiologist Björn Brembs of the Freie...

2011-12-02 18:00:00

US salaries are starting to recover after last yearâs survey recorded the first-ever drop. Midland, ON (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 The results of The Scientistâs 2011 Salary Survey of life science researchers are in. From March 7 to June 26, 2011, 4,665 professional scientists took part in the survey, which showed a slight bump over last yearâs salaries, indicating that things are moving back up. Last year, for the first time in The...

Swimming Jellyfish May Influence Global Climate
2011-11-02 03:52:29

Swimming jellyfish and other marine animals help mix warm and cold water in the oceans and, by increasing the rate at which heat can travel through the ocean, may influence global climate. The controversial idea was first proposed by researchers out of the California Technical Institute in 2009, but new information may help the scientists support their claim. Dr. Kakani Katija Young, who worked on the original paper, and her team at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute published an...


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