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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has halted an innovative coronavirus testing program by a Seattle research team that first detected the spread of COVID-19 in…
FDA faces criticism for halting COVID-19 home-testing project
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Whilst in some ways I feel I have adjusted a little too well to lockdown life, other aspects are very difficult to get used to. For instance, the passage of time.
COVID-19: Time is so arbitrary
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One of my main research goals for this year is to conduct a clinical study on feeding tubes, as the problem needs to be fully identified before thinking of a solution…
To-do lists and how COVID-19 will affect my research
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Verbal communication is becoming increasingly important for academic success. Here are some tips for effective verbal communication in situations you might commonly find…
Tips to improve your verbal communication as a researcher
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I had to cancel my wedding because of COVID-19. My PI and institution’s unrealistic expectations only added to my troubles. I now keep myself motivated by thinking about…
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Calling off a wedding and dealing with academic pressures during a pandemic
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cOAlition S announces price transparency rules for publishers that will come into effect in July 2022.
Price transparency rules for publishers announced by cOAlition S
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After confirming my pregnancy, the first thing I did was to disclose it to my lab supervisor and colleagues. The reason was simple. I am a scientist who conducts…
Why is there no lab coat for pregnant women?
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The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way we see the world and ourselves and could deepen pre-existing social inequalitites or create new ones. It is up to sceintists to…
Creating new social divides: how coronavirus is reshaping how we see ourselves and the world around us
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I was exhausted, sleep deprived, and often depressed, but I finished my research and made all the amendments requested by my supervisor. Finally, I submitted my research…
Will my research paper – the result of blood, sweat, and tears – be accepted by the journal?
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Emergency Use Authorization for the first CRISPR-based diagnostic test kit to detect coronavirus in the country.