News A short video from TAMEST about what drives our research. This Week in Virology episode #286 from ASM in Boston with Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Paul Duprex, and Julie Pfeiffer. TWiV (a weekly netcast about viruses). Naturally Obsessed (a documentary about graduate student life). Alan Alda’s science communication tips. iBiology talks. Anything Ed Yong writes. Individual Development Plans (a career planning aid). Constructive peer review. The importance of stupidity in scientific research. Catalyzing the student to scientist transition. How to pick a graduate advisor. How to pick a postdoc advisor. Four stages of disciplines/four types of scientist. Inheritance of poor writing habits. Writing well through storytelling. Common presentation mistakes. Jason Weber’s article on funding cuts. How to improve U.S. the biomedical research system. Uri Alon: How to build a motivated research group. Uri Alon: How to give a good talk. Uri Alon: How to choose a good scientific problem. Impact factor mania. Specialization. About Nobel Prizes. Reforming science part 1 and Reforming science part 2 Reductionistic and holistic science. Basic research in the era of translational research. Is peer review censorship?