Careers

LabRoots is excited to present the winner for the Summer Textbook Scholarship! Congratulations to Andrew Ly! Andrew, an undergraduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles, is working towards his degree in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics studying the roles of various proteins in infection by murine gammaherpesvirus-68 for use as a therapeutic gene...

Online education courses used to be reserved for those looking for a quick lesson in a new language, art class, or new exercise routine. Now, most academic institutions and credentialed websites offer a wide array of not only quick courses and certifications but full degree programs online, all easily searchable and right at your fingertips....

Social networking has really brought the world together in ways never before imagined. Advances and progress in science, medicine, telecommunications, and other fields are accelerated through networking on a global scale. Scientists have been quick to realize that there is a huge benefit to connecting and collaborating with other scientists outside of a single lab or...

LabRoots is proud to announce the addition of this new feature to our virtual conferences. Get your Poster in front of several thousand scientists and professionals from around the world!     We are excited to bring posters to our virtual events. Posters are a great way for researchers to share their most current results with the global...

Many research studies have shown that what we look like affects what other people think of us and can influence our material well-being. Some of these findings are not very surprising. Tall people make more money than shorter people. Blonde women can have an advantage over other women even if they have less education.  The...

Do you think the land of sitcoms is completely mindless? Think again. The CBS sitcom, The Big Bang Theory has had a UCLA astrophysicist on its staff for all seven of its seasons. David Saltzberg, the show’s science consultant was recently interviewed by Science magazine. Here’s a look at what he had to say about...

The reason that so many people doubt the scientific findings that relate to important issues such as global warning may be a simple reflection of their mistrust of scientists. According to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll, only 36% of Americans admit to having “a lot” of trust that the information obtained from scientists is accurate and...

  When most of us think about potential science jobs that may hold promise as a career choice, glass blower isn’t typically one of the first areas that comes to mind. However, an article in New Scientist explains the important role that scientific glass-blowers play in the overall scheme of things. The story focuses on Stephen...

Even those who don’t have science careers are painfully aware that the recent government shutdown had a huge impact on research and those who have science jobs in a number of different fields. Just last month, the Green Bank telescope, the largest radio telescope in the world, stopped moving. As a result, the research being...