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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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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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The Challenges of Rare-Disease Research

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 1, 2016

With few resources and hesitant investors, basic scientists must rely on clinicians, patient advocates, and their own keen eye for biological connections.


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Self Correction

By Kerry Grens | December 1, 2015

What to do when you realize your publication is fatally flawed


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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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Simultaneous Release

By Kerry Grens | June 1, 2014

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

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Weathering the Storm

By Jef Akst | December 1, 2013

How to prepare your lab for natural disasters and cope with unavoidable consequences

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