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Mentoring mismatch

Is your adviser not the role model or mentor of your dreams? Then take charge of the situation and find the right people. Kendall Powell plays matchmaker. More than one mentor may be necessary for postdocs and graduate students.

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  1. Kendall Powell is a freelance science writer in Broomfield, Colorado.

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Powell, K. Mentoring mismatch. Nature 440, 964–965 (2006).

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