Tag Archives: American Association for the Advancement of Science

Why you should use the word “evolution” if that is what you study

How often do you hear people say evolution when that is actually what they are working on? If you do not use the word, then some people will not get the connection of your work to this unifying theory. If … Continue reading

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What do you really want to do with that Ph.D.?

Sometimes it is scary to think how much chance events can influence the course of our lives and careers. Can you pinpoint a time that turned you to your current career path, or to your current study system? Was it … Continue reading

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