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Researchers find that scientific papers with shorter titles accrue more citations only if they are very popular. For papers flying under the radar, longer titles fare better.

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New Year, New Lab

By Karen Zusi | January 5, 2016

Scientists share their 2016 resolutions across Twitter.

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Riding Out Rejection

By Kate Yandell | March 1, 2015

How to navigate the choppy waters of scientific publication

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The Benefits of Rejection

By Ruth Williams | October 11, 2012

A survey of the prepublication histories of papers reveals that manuscripts that are rejected then resubmitted are cited more often.

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