President Barack Obama talks with recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers at the White House on 14 April.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

President Barack Obama talks with recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers at the White House on 14 April.

Winners of White House Prize for Young Scientists Share Some Advice

Jeff tries to explain how government works to readers of Science.

This week the new winners of the most prestigious U.S. government prize for young scientists were honored at the White House, although they had to cool their heels as President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin exchanged some harsh words. The 102 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers recipients also had some advice to those hoping to follow in their footsteps. Read about it on Science Careers.

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