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Researchers talk about their favorite mentors and how they made a difference.
Undergrad streamlines maintenance routine with touch-screen technology
Young scientists learning the ropes find they get by better with a little help from their fellow students, postdocs and colleagues.
The culmination of years of hard work, the dissertation defense is as much an ordeal as it is a ritual.
When a grad student's first publication lands in the top-tier journal Nature, you can bet it's not beginner's luck.
Postdocs face big challenges as they learn the ropes of real-life science. The MagLab and other institutions are doing more to help them make the most…
When a Florida teacher had the chance to spend a second summer doing research at the MagLab, he didn’t have to think twice.
Fun, hands-on, field trips to learn more about science is what SciGirls Summer Camp is all about.
Ten years and 260 girls later, we look back at the impact of SciGirls, a unique, hands-on summer camp for girls who dig science, by talking to two for…
Getting a PhD in science is an arduous feat; for some minority students, it can be especially challenging. The MagLab is working to give these student…
High school intern Kyle Buchholz uses his time at the MagLab to learn science hands-first, rather than head-first.
Paul Rigel, a Florida middle school teacher, talks about his six weeks working at the MagLab's microanalysis lab.
Gerardo A. Nazario, a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) intern, talks about his eight weeks working at the MagLab and at the MagLab's Appl…
Petroleum engineer Alicia Calero, a former participant in the lab's Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, talks about two MagLab scientists…
MagLab scientist Bob Goddard talks about his 17 years as a mentor.
Teenagers spent Fridays at the MagLab this fall working on a research project.
These teachers went from their classroom to the lab to spend their summer break learning science skills.
Students take field trips designed to inspire girls to pursue careers in science.
Anyone can have a career in science. Here are some tips and MagLab programs that will help you hone science skills for students of every age and stage…