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While the University Grants Commission’s system prioritizes peer-reviewed papers, experts not involved in the initiative express concern that it could incentivize cheating.

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Additional #IceBucketChallenge Payoffs

By | July 28, 2016

Researchers identify a new ALS-associated gene thanks to funds generated by the social media challenge that went viral in summer 2014.

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Wellcome Trust to Launch Open-Access Platform

By | July 10, 2016

Wellcome Open Research will enable immediate publication and transparent peer review.

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Opinion: The Zika Effect

By | May 27, 2016

Three reasons why virologists are flocking to study this emerging virus

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The Oracle cofounder’s gift will fund a new institute at the University of Southern California.

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U.S. Diverting Ebola Funds to Zika Prep

By | April 6, 2016

But this temporary measure won’t be enough to sufficiently prepare for potential outbreaks, according to Obama administration officials.

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New Year, New Lab

By | January 5, 2016

Scientists share their 2016 resolutions across Twitter.

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Earnings for New PhDs

By | December 14, 2015

A project examining the relationship between research funding and economic productivity offers insights into where new graduates work and what they earn.

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Science Oversight in the U.K.

By | November 23, 2015

An independent reviewer suggests that England’s seven research councils, which award government research funding, should be put under the umbrella of a new agency that would manage the grant money.

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Opinion: Translation Nation

By | November 18, 2015

What’s in store for commercialization grants at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research?

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