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Notable Science Quotes

By | October 1, 2016

Roger Tsien R.I.P., predatory publishing, and diversity in science

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US Gov't Takes On Predatory Publishers

By | August 29, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission has filed a legal complaint against the OMICS Group for allegedly engaging in deceptive practices.

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Predatory Journal Biz Booming

By | October 5, 2015

Scientific publishers with questionable standards raked in about $75 million and published more than 400,000 articles last year, according to a new analysis.

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Contributors

By | October 1, 2015

Meet some of the people featured in the October 2015 issue of The Scientist.

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Predatory Journal Trading on Former Name

By | August 26, 2014

Experimental & Clinical Cardiology, a once well-respected journal, now is publishing anything that comes with a payment of $1,200.

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OMICS in Hot Water

By | May 14, 2013

HHS tells an open-access publisher to stop using the NIH, the names of its employees, and its scientific literature databases in a “misleading manner.”

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Cheap Impact?

By | January 23, 2013

A new online tool allows researchers to compare open-access journal publication fees with article influence, and reveals that you don’t necessarily get what you pay for.

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Expensive Retraction

By | January 2, 2013

A publisher bills authors $650 to retract a twice-published paper.

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Contributors

August 1, 2012

Meet some of the people featured in the August 2012 issue of The Scientist.

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