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Opinion: Pay-to-Play Publishing

By | September 3, 2015

Online scientific journals are sacrificing the quality of research articles to make a buck.


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Opinion: Making Progress by Slowing Down

By | August 24, 2015

Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.


While some in the scientific and religious communities have declared an end to the tensions between faith and fact, the conflict continues to have impacts on health, politics, and the environment.


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Opinion: Academic Waste

By | October 17, 2013

From funding to publishing, academic research needlessly burns through time and money.


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Opinion: Making Room for Rising Stars

By | September 4, 2013

Dealing with the delicate matter of retirement for aging academics


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Opinion: Restoring Tomato Flavor

By | August 28, 2013

Commercial tomatoes rarely have that fresh vine-ripened flavor that everyone loves, but the ideal recipe for tomato taste is now known. Will growers embrace the new cultivars?


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Opinion: Going International

By and | June 10, 2013

US universities need to reach across their own borders to retain global scientific preeminence.


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Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity

By | June 10, 2013

The NIH remains a Caucasian-dominated workforce. Why haven’t the agency’s efforts to diversify been successful?


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Opinion: Ethics Training in Science

By | May 14, 2013

The NIH has required researchers to receive instruction about responsible conduct for more than 20 years, but misconduct is still on the rise.


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Opinion: Remediating Misconduct

By | May 14, 2013

Should institutions invest in changing the behavior of scientists found guilty of violating research rules and ethics?


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