io9’s article on the “New Underclass….” touches upon the recent trends in the biomedical science career path. It also reflects on the damaging effects of hypercompetition, referencing Alberts, Kirschner, Tilghman, and Varmus in PNAS’s “Rescuing U.S. Biomedical Research From its Systemic Flaws.”
Archives for October 2014
The Boston Globe article, “Glut of postdoc researchers stirs quiet crisis in science“, features quotes from Marc Kirschner and postdocs from the Boston area. We welcome your thoughts about this article and the crisis in general.