In short, bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field where scientists develop ways to store, retrieve, organize and analyze biological data. One key activity is the development of software tools to produce biological knowledge that can be useful to scientists and others.
Thursday, Mar 06 2014 09:00 AM
With the recent worries about the effects of burning fossil fuels on the environment around the globe, “green jobs” are becoming more plentiful. It’s an area where the desire for a lucrative career meets the need to do something with your working life that makes a difference to people.
Monday, Feb 24 2014 09:00 AM
The interest in biofuels has increased over recent years, drawing investment not just from the private sector but also from government agencies charged with finding sources other than fossil fuels to produce energy.
Wednesday, Feb 19 2014 09:00 AM
A career as a physicist offers two major pluses - both lucrative salaries and a stable, growing field.
It’s a good career choice for those with good math skills as well as the drive to complete the in-depth education needed to become a physicist.
Monday, Feb 17 2014 09:00 AM
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators control a system of machines to treat or transfer water or liquid waste.
Tuesday, Feb 21 2012 02:06 PM
Vet Techs diagnose diseases and medical conditions, perform various medical tests and otherwise treat animals.
Tuesday, Feb 21 2012 02:05 PM
Veterinarians diagnose and treat diseases and dysfunctions of animals. They care for the health of pets and use their skills to protect humans from diseases carried by animals.
Tuesday, Feb 21 2012 02:00 PM
Learn About Top Science and STEM Careers
Science careers are part of the important and fast-growing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) sector. Employment analysts and educators agree that training more people to work in STEM careers – including science disciplines like chemistry, ecology and physics – is essential if the nation wants to remain competitive in the coming decades. An associate's degree or bachelor's degree in a science field can qualify you for entry-level technician and technologist positions. If you want to direct research or teach at the university level, a master's in environmental science or similar advanced degree is necessary.