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Hey, anyone here who works at Estee Lauder can help me with a referral?

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Research leads, how do you keep your team motivated?

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Has anyone else seen those Boston Dynamics robots? They’re so impressive and eerie at the same time. What do you think about that kind of technology?

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Recommendations for science content creators? Looking for stuff like Vsauce or Veritasium

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Thoughts on space tourism? I find it a bit distasteful, personally

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What are some of the most important questions scientists are trying to answer at the moment?

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How would you explain what “time” is and why our brains feel the need to perceive it even though it’s not a tangible property?

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Is Einstein’s genius blown out of proportion in popular media or was his work as revolutionary as it gets praise for?

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Publication recommendations? I’ve been slacking a bit and I’d like to get more up to date with new developments

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Have you ever worked on a government research project? Can you share anything about your experience? Curious if it’s something I might be interested in pursuing

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Looking to learn what other people’s jobs are like, what’s your role and what’s your day to day like?

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Can you provide examples of observed phenomena that science still can’t explain?

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What games, toys, or science kits would you recommend for a kid who’s showing an interest in the sciences?

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What are some tells that a research article is not reliable/shouldn’t be taken seriously?

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Is desalination of ocean water a viable solution to water crises? Why does it feel like we’re not making more progress in that direction?

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I’ve read that over 90% of drugs that pass animal trials go on to fail human testing trials. Does animal testing actually contribute anything to furthering research, and is it even worth our time?

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Industry vs. academic research, what have your experiences in either been like and which do you prefer?

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What are some of the best countries to work in as a research scientist?

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What’s your favorite part of working on a research project and what’s your least favorite part of it?

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What are the most important things to look out for when writing your own research paper?

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How do you find test subjects for your research project? What kind of incentives do you like to offer?

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Is it possible to secure funding for an independent research project? Where would one start to try to find investors?

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Have we actually made any significant advancements toward developing nuclear fusion reactors, or is it still a pipe dream?

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Which alternative energy source do you think has the most potential to become the standard in the future?

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I’ve heard electric cars aren’t actually as clean as they make them out to be since the electricity they use is still being produced by coal-powered plants. To what extent is this true? Is the reduced… more

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What are some recent discoveries that we should all be aware of?

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Advice for getting research experience for a non-student? I graduated with a degree in Chemistry but I never got a chance to get involved in research projects

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How would you explain gravity to a kid?

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Recently learned that the whole “humans only use 10% of their brain” thing is not true at all. What are some other common science misconceptions?

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How have you or people you know attained a funded PhD from their company?

What are some of your favorite science podcasts to listen to?

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How do you get a job working in food science research? What are some of the best companies to work for in that field?

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I'm passionate about giving back to the environment and educating others about climate change. Any suggestions on a good non-profit to volunteer for?

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What are some creative ways that I can reward my team? They've been working really hard lately and I want to show my appreciation

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I'm searching for job opportunities in Canada anywhere in pharmaceutical or biotechnology company from last 4 months but did not hear back much. I have used linked in, indeed and tried to find my … more

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Did anyone here have a professor or mentor that changed their life and got them into this industry?

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What made you realize that science was the right path for you?

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