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NIH Scientist

Stress

Workday stress and scientific research go hand in hand. Deadlines loom even when experiments aren't working, the cell lines get contaminated with bacteria, or the animals keep eating each other. There are deadlines for papers and grants. There's the pressure to get your results published before that group in San Francisco gets all the credit for the same research into autism that you’ve both been working on for five years.

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