Like science, but not sure how to turn that interest into a career? Check out these top genetics careers to find your possible STEM path! In the past, genetics careers were mostly focused on early detection of genetic diseases and disorders, as well as treatment options for those genetic issues. Today, those careers are still [...]
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These amazing health care careers allow you to use your STEM skills to help others—without the time and expense of medical school. High school graduates interested in the fast-growing field of health care have many options to choose from that connect them with both technical and service positions in the medical field. Whether you're looking [...]
When you think of a scientist, you probably picture someone in a white coat mixing chemicals in a lab. In reality, there are many types of scientists who do really diverse things. If science is your favorite subject, see whether one of these types of scientists could be your future career. These STEM jobs are [...]
Exciting research is the work of a pharmacogeneticist, who maps DNA to create just the right drug for a patient based upon their genetic makeup. Scientists have learned that individuals with specific genes react differently to the same drug than other individuals with other genes. A pharmacogeneticist's research centers on determining how all of those [...]
Biology may begin with frog dissections, but combine it with technology and the biotech industry becomes a way to improve our health, feed the hungry, and use less energy through new products and processes. There are many biotech careers for many STEM types. If you see yourself in a lab coat and a microscope and [...]
Teachers and parents often suggest students take AP science courses, but what options are available and what do they entail? Getting college credit is great, but there are a lot of options under the umbrella of AP Science. So what courses are available and what will you get out of each? Glad you asked! Here's [...]
There are no presents on DNA Day, but its celebration by the scientific community marks the international research that resulted in the ability to read the genetic blueprint of a human being for the first time. DNA Day was first celebrated on April 25, 2003, in the United States by proclamation of the Senate and [...]
An often-overlooked rodent could hold the key to curing cancer. He fights crime, saves the world, and still has time to indulge in a plate of nachos. He is one of the most faithful, yet smallest sidekicks of all time. He is “Rufus the Naked Mole-Rat,” Ron Stoppable’s rodent best friend. Rufus is a member [...]
Are you fascinated by DNA and the Human Genome Project? A career as a cytogenetic technologist may be worth exploring. Don’t beat yourself up if you’ve never heard of a cytogenetic technologist. It’s not a job title that gets thrown around a lot. However, the work done by cytogenetic technologists is a growing field that [...]
From a Bachelor's Degree to a Doctorate, there are many cool neuroscience careers worth exploring as you begin to look into what's possible with your education. Below are five interesting neuroscience careers you could pursue. Before we dive in to some really cool neuroscience careers, you might want to know what neuroscience is. Medical News [...]