The Scientist

» journal

Most Recent

These institutions join around 60 others that hope to put increasing pressure on the publishing giant in ongoing negotiations for a new nationwide licensing agreement.

2 Comments

image: Website Flags Wrongly Paywalled Papers

Website Flags Wrongly Paywalled Papers

By | May 31, 2017

Thousands of open access papers have mistakenly asked readers to pay access fees, but publishers are correcting the errors. 

1 Comment

image: Opinion: The Frustrating Process of Manuscript Submission

Opinion: The Frustrating Process of Manuscript Submission

By and | May 10, 2017

We suggest a centralized facility for submitting to journals—one that would benefit scientists and not only publishers.

3 Comments

image: Opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal

Opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal

By | April 6, 2017

Our totally bogus case report swiftly passed muster, with only minor revisions requested.

10 Comments

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

0 Comments

image: Wellcome Trust to Launch Open-Access Platform

Wellcome Trust to Launch Open-Access Platform

By | July 10, 2016

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

0 Comments

image: Breathing Life Into Papers

Breathing Life Into Papers

By | June 12, 2016

Researchers prepare to launch an effort to make the scientific literature more dynamic.

0 Comments

image: New Journal Scrutinizes the Research Process

New Journal Scrutinizes the Research Process

By | May 3, 2016

Studies in Research Integrity and Peer Review analyze ethics and quality in both science and publishing.

0 Comments

image: Fast-Track Peer Review Controversy

Fast-Track Peer Review Controversy

By | March 31, 2015

An editor of the journal Scientific Reports quits in protest of paid, expedited review.

4 Comments

image: Riding Out Rejection

Riding Out Rejection

By | March 1, 2015

How to navigate the choppy waters of scientific publication

9 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Major German Universities Cancel Elsevier Contracts
  2. Grass Routes
    Features Grass Routes

    Researchers are discovering a suite of new locations and functions of endocannabinoid receptors that play roles in sickness and in health.

  3. Studies Retracted After UCLA Investigation
  4. Trump Nominates Sam Clovis to Lead USDA Research
AAAS