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Opinion: The Impact Factor, Re-envisioned

By , , and | November 18, 2016

A combination of the traditional metric and the newer h5 index potentiates the scientific community toward more-balanced evaluation. 

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Week in Review: November 7–11

By | November 11, 2016

Evaluating the potential effects of the US elections on life science; evolutionary advantages of Neanderthal DNA; coral gene expression adapts to environmental conditions; correcting sickle cell gene with CRISPR

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Week in Review: October 31–November 4

By | November 4, 2016

Electron micrographs in color; assessing scientists’ impacts; smoking-linked mutations across tumor types; convergent evolution of mechanism underlying rodent stripes; suppressor mutations

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2016 Life Sciences Salary Survey

By | November 1, 2016

Most researchers feel stimulated by their work but are dissatisfied with their compensation, according to this year’s results.

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Social Media Accelerates Science

By | November 1, 2016

How researchers are taking advantage of Twitter and other forums to do, share, and discuss research

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Week in Review: October 24–28

By | October 27, 2016

Patient Zero exonerated; Jack Woodall dies; Wolbachia-harboring mosquitoes deployed in fight against Zika; implanted neurons function in adult mouse brain 

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Week in Review: October 10–14

By | October 14, 2016

Scientists search for Zika immunity; archaea, bacteria, and viruses in the deep sea; antibody shows promise for controlling SIV; CRISPR-edited stem cells correct sickle cell mutation; OpenTrials launch

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Week in Review: October 3–7

By | October 7, 2016

Nobels for autophagy research and molecular machines; PubPeer in court; neuronal migration in newborn brains; childhood stress and telomere length later in life; Theranos restructuring 

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When Nobel Laureates Earn Their Awards

By | October 3, 2016

Winners in the Physiology or Medicine category are trending older, even though they’re completing their award-winning research when they are about the same age, according to an analysis.

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Book Excerpt from An Essay on Science and Narcissism

By | October 1, 2016

In Chapter 3, "Determining Narcissism in Science with Real-Life Examples," author Bruno Lemaitre considers Niels Jerne.

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