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Journal Price Tags Revealed

By | June 18, 2014

Economists explore the wheelings and dealings of universities and publishers during largely secret negotiations regarding access to scientific journals.


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Autism-Hormone Link Found

By | June 4, 2014

A study documents boys with autism who were exposed to elevated levels of testosterone, cortisol, and other hormones in utero.

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Can Publication Records Predict Future PIs?

By | June 2, 2014

Researchers present a tool that uses a scientist’s PubMed data to estimate the probability of becoming a principal investigator in academia.


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Simultaneous Release

By | June 1, 2014

Coordinating the submission of manuscripts can strike a healthy balance between competition and collaboration.

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Publishing Data

By | May 29, 2014

Nature’s publisher launches a new peer-reviewed, online-only journal that will accept descriptions of data sets.


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SCI Celebrates 50th Anniversary

By | May 14, 2014

The world’s first systematic citation index celebrates a golden milestone this year.


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RIKEN to Review 20,000 Papers

By | May 5, 2014

In the wake of allegations of research misconduct, the president of the Japanese research institute asks that all labs review their publications for evidence of manipulated images or plagiarism.


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The Telltale Tail

By | May 1, 2014

A symbiotic relationship between squid and bacteria provides an alternative explanation for bacterial sheathed flagella.


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Opinion: Latent Value in the Literature

By | April 28, 2014

With scientific budgets eroding, the biomedical community needs to get more return from the data it has already generated.


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Women Receive Lab-Grown Vaginas

By | April 14, 2014

Doctors implant custom-made organs, built from a tissue sample and a biodegradable scaffold, into four female patients born with underdeveloped or missing vaginas.

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