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Put it in Print: Tips to Getting Your Research Published

in print Navigating journal publishing can be an arduous task when you’re up to your neck in research. However, Endocrine News offers up these tips to make the process smoother. Your laboratory is conducting excellent research that promises significant results. Publishing a paper on your work in a scientific peer-reviewed journal is the main way to promote...
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Storage Wars: Should You Outsource Lab Storage?

storage-wars Since laboratory space is at a premium, it’s tempting to outsource specimen storage. Endocrine News weighs the pros and cons of moving specimen storage offsite or keeping it at arm’s length. Changing healthcare policies have led to new realities at medical labs. Reimbursements and test volume are down, making efficiency and smart budget management more...
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The 11 Best Apps for Your Lab

lab-lady You might have made hotel reservations or downloaded music from your smart phone or tablet, but now you even have the ability to conduct your research from the palm of your hand. The mobile era has arrived — smart phones and tablets have taken over many day-to-day activities, from ordering takeout to scanning digital boarding...
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Show Me the Money: 11 Tips to a Successful Grant Application

test tubes Before any scientist can dive into his or her research, there must be funding. Most of the time that funding comes from a variety of grants. Endocrine News offers up these 11 tips to help you get your endocrine research off the ground. Hypotheses are free, but successful grant applications require finesse, determination, and a...
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From Boardroom to Bench

Nowhere is mentoring more important than in the world of medicine. Here are six mentoring tips from the business world that could handily apply to your lab. Every physician and researcher fills the role of an apprentice in the early years of his or her career. The guidance of seasoned experts is vital to mastering...
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Lab Partners

katzenellenbogens John and Benita Katzenellenbogen, PhDs, are partners in both life and in the lab. Endocrine News asked this award-winning couple about their careers, their research, and, of course, how they met. For the first time in history, the Endocrine Society’s 2016 Fred Conrad Koch Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to a married couple, Benita and...
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The Name Game: ORCID

For researchers who find their published work getting lost among other authors with similar names, a new system called ORCID may be a solution. When Jun Yang, PhD, an endocrinologist at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research, does a quick search of her name in PubMed, she gets 2,212 hits. If she looks for “Yang...