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Week in Review: October 14–18

By Tracy Vence | October 18, 2013

Ancient mosquito fossilized with blood meal; waste in academic research; the ethics of guest authorship; US government shutdown ends

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image: Opinion: Honorary Authorship Is Antiquated Etiquette

Opinion: Honorary Authorship Is Antiquated Etiquette

By Midhat H. Abdulreda | October 16, 2013

Though the practice may be well-intentioned, naming courtesy authors can hurt science and scientists.

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So You Want to Write a Book?

By Jef Akst | October 1, 2012

Advice on authoring a textbook, popular nonfiction, or even a novel

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Opinion: Ghost Writing is Fraudulent

By Simon Stern and Trudo Lemmens | November 2, 2011

A legal remedy is needed to curb unethical “guest authorship” in medical journals.

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