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How to become good at peer review: A guide for young scientists

Peer review is at the heart of the scientific method. Its philosophy is based on the idea that one’s research must survive the scrutiny of experts …

7 Steps for Putting Ideas Into Action

Here is a seven-step technique for developing ideas you can actually use to solve business problems.<p>Brainstorming is only a first step to innovation. What matters more are execution and implementation.<p>All of the above may seem obvious. Yet many companies struggle with it, say the authors of a new …

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Marissa Mayer and the New Breed of Product Manager CEOs

The Yahoo boss's combination of skills is vastly different from that of most traditional CEOs. She isn't a perfect executive, but she embodies the traits that companies need in a leader.<p>In the past year as Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer has been able to double the search engine's stock price, recharge …

Leadership

Is It Too Late To Reinvent Our Universities?

<b>Scholarship? No Thanks.</b><p>If you were offered a healthy scholarship that still left you with five figures worth of debt at graduation along with slim prospects of getting a job capable of paying off the loan anytime soon, would you take it?<p>Apparently, the answer is increasingly “nope.” And that, in a …

My Dear Friend Lou Reed, by Mick Rock

If he was your friend, he was one of the sweetest people you could ever know. He was a man capable of deep empathy. I loved him for over 40 years.<p>I shed many tears today. My dear dear friend Lou Reed died. It's hard for me to contemplate. I feel devastated. He had a tough uncompromising public …

Beyond the Resume: Two Web Services to Help Promote Your Work

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking for a new job or a recent graduate embarking on your career, connecting with the right people and …

12 Counterintuitive Practices For Long-Term Success

Life is a complex combination of interactions, events, and relationships. We all chase “success,” but we struggle to define it. We all want true happiness, but we usually settle for the appearance of it. We all seek meaning, but we often succumb to doubt.<p>So how do we navigate this often-challenging …

Scientists may have discovered how cancer spreads around the body

Biologists at University College London say they now know why cancerous cells group together and spread to different parts of the body. And …

10 Presentation Techniques You Can (And Should) Copy From Apple's WWDC Keynote

I look forward to Apple keynote presentations and product launches because, as a communication specialist, it’s hard for me to find a better role model for creating, designing, and delivering a presentation. The keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013 offers yet another …

The Peppas Factor: Educating Future Leaders

Monday, Jun 10, 2013<p>Nicholas Peppas’ teaching style is a true combination of old-fashioned elements and modern concepts. In the past 30 years, he has …

Artificial 'superatoms' for a new periodic table

To read this article log in to your Chemistry World account. Or register now, it's free.<p><b>Registered users can view more of our premium content each</b> …

Hay mucho sitio al fondo

En recuerdo de Heinrich Rohrer (Buchs, Suiza), Premio Nobel de Física<p>Richard Feynman, también premio Nobel de Física, afirmó en su bien conocida …