Everyone schmoozes—or, at least, they ought to. Many scientists feel uncomfortable about reaching out to strangers for help and advice, not to mention pitching themselves as exceptional candidates for funding, positions, and advancement. This is becoming increasingly important, however, especially in engineering circles.
Click here to find three new exciting grants to help fund your research. Two are postdoctoral, but one is open to any level.
We have three interesting contests coming up. Prizes range from money to prestigious positions and the possibility of commercial product success.
If you need to restore your faith in humanity, watch this: When 19-year-old Easton LaChappelle built his own brainwave-powered prosthetic arm for only $350, everyone expected him to get rich—fast. Instead, he made his software open-source and will teach anyone who wants one how to build it for free. All you need are the materials.