Critical Reading

Scientific publishing & peer review

- Retraction Watch
- The lessons of famous science frauds [The Verge]

Books (Fiction & Non fiction)

(all links go to Google Books listings)

- The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Non fictional book describing the history of cancer treatment and discovery. A great read which has also just been made into a 3 part mini-series by Ken Burns with PBS. 

- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Non fictional book describing the creation of the most used cancer tool in the world, the HeLa cell line and the effect this has had on ethical use of human tissue and the human aspect of patient consent. 

Employment conditions

- A Postdoc guide to pregnancy and maternity leave (USA specific) [National Postdoc Assoc]

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