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Technology and family constraints are making the “ghostdoc” more popular, but the setup is not without costs, researchers say.

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How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry

By Ashley P. Taylor | March 1, 2018

In efforts to translate basic-science results into pharmaceuticals and other technologies, success cannot be taken for granted.

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How to Make Scientists Into Better Peer Reviewers

By Abby Olena | February 1, 2018

From efforts to increase the transparency of the review process to initiatives offering training, there are many attempts underway to make better reviewers out of researchers.

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Philanthropic Funding Makes Waves in Basic Science

By Bob Grant | December 1, 2017

Private funders are starting to support big projects, and they’re rewriting the playbook on fueling scientific research.

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Investigations into cases of wrongdoing by professors are increasingly in the public eye. But are colleges and universities doing enough to deal with the problem?

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Baby on Board

By Kerry Grens | September 1, 2017

Many scientific conferences offer child care options that allow researchers to bring their families along for the trip.

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On Blacklists and Whitelists

By Tracy Vence | July 17, 2017

Experts debate how best to point researchers to reputable publishers and steer them away from predatory ones.

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Identifying Predatory Publishers

By Tracy Vence | July 17, 2017

How to tell reputable journals from shady ones

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Policies that limit researchers’ travel could restrict scientific progress and partnerships.

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Coming to Grips with Coauthor Responsibility

By Catherine Offord | May 1, 2017

The scientific community struggles to define the duties of collaborators in assuring the integrity of published research.

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