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Can Journalists Help Improve Peer Review?

By | July 1, 2007

Reporters and journals should partner to upgrade press releases.

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Was Alois Alzheimer Right or Wrong?

By | June 1, 2007

Why senile dementia was misclassified as "Alzheimer's disease," and how it confused the field.

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How to Boost Agricultural Research

By | May 1, 2007

US land-grant universities need a radical rethink of their priorities.

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A Portuguese Science Association Reaches Out

By | February 1, 2007

How do you change the public's perception of science in a country where it's not valued?

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The Death of the Scientific Paper

By | September 1, 2006

The scientific manuscript as we know it has outlived its usefulness. Here's how to move forward.

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The Need for Biodefense Standards

By | August 1, 2006

Seven questions for the industry to answer as it moves forward

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'HeLa' Herself

By | July 1, 2006

Celebrating the woman who gave the world its first immortalized cell line

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Time for a Global Science Corps

By | June 1, 2006

Spend a year in a lab in a developing country, and build scientific capacity around the world

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Treating Genetic Disease Today

By | May 1, 2006

Why wait until gene therapy and therapeutic cloning are perfected? Conventional treatments hold at least as much promise.

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How to Guard Against Image Fraud

By | March 1, 2006

The Journal of Cell Biology's image-screening process could have caught part of Woo-Suk Hwang's fraud. The editors encourage other journals to use it.

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