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Getting schooled

To juggle teaching and research, classroom veterans advise beginners to draw on mentors and all the resources they can find. Kendall Powell learns about the balancing act.

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Powell, K. Getting schooled. Nature 435, 850–851 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/nj7043-850a

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