23 September 1994
Vol 265, Issue 5180

About The Cover

This issue of Science examines how researchers overcome the challenges they meet along their career paths. Though presented in this image as a game, meeting those challenges—going from a postdoctoral to a permanent position, for instance, or running a productive laboratory—is a serious measure of success in the scientific life. See the News section, ``Science Careers: Playing to Win,'' beginning on page 1905. [Illustration: Linda C. Owens]