Embryonic stem cells to the rescue of the white rhinoceros

In May this year as the world bid goodbye to the last surviving male northern white Rhino named Sudan, all hope seemed to be lost on the efforts to conserve these mighty beasts. After his death, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya now houses two female rhinos, the only two northern white rhinos surviving on the planet subjecting the species towards extinction.

When FIFA is cellular

As Fifa fever soars the organelles are all set to sin the cup- created by Prabuddha Dey and Tanmoy Samadder as they team up to FOUND their illustration venture CRISP ART

How VC’s Evaluate Startup CEOs? Lessons for the Job Seekers

How Startup CEO's are evaluated by VCs-Lessons for job seekers

CRISPR Barber shop

Recently, a million-dollar Kavli prize was awarded to biochemists Virginijus Siksnys, Emmanuelle Charpentier, and Jennifer Doudna, whose labs independently developed the CRISPR technology. Prabudhha Dey (@sketchartpencil) and Tanmoy Samaddar has a funny take on what CRISPR is all about.

Develop These 3 Leadership Skills Before You Really Need To Use Them

Three scientists who have restarted their research careers in academia and industry after being away for several years credit their success to specifically targeted grant programs and fellowships. (Original Post)

There’s no shame in leaving academia

Some people wish they had other career options, but most keep such thoughts to themselves. We tell students to take risks and try new things, and there is nothing like doing it yourself to see how hard that can be—but also how rewarding. (Original Post)

5 Strategies for Your Most Productive Workday

Regardless of whether you are a high profile business leader or a freelancer in charge of your own hours, it can be a struggle to fit in a productive day’s work and shut down your computer at a reasonable hour. However, turning your working day around might be as simple as changing just a handful of behaviors. (Original Post)

Hand-Shaking Tips for Making the Right Impression 

Take a moment to think about your handshake. Some of you probably know you have a firm handshake because you have given this a lot of thought. But for those of you who haven’t thought about it, read more. (Original Post)

Postdoctoral fellowships in the US: top tips for international trainees

Moving internationally for postdoctoral training can be rewarding and cultural differences, both in and out of the lab, can enrich your training. Sina Safayi and Andrew Bean offer some tips about moving to the US. (Original Post)

How to Talk about the Work You Do

When it comes to career conversations in the academic context, talk tends to be marked more by what is NOT said than what IS. This article explores three aspects of language which can be used for engendering more exploration through conversation: referring terms, questions, and stories. (Original Post)

Making the leap back to research

Three scientists who have restarted their research careers in academia and industry after being away for several years credit their success to specifically targeted grant programs and fellowships. (Original Post)