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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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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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Self Correction

By Kerry Grens | December 1, 2015

What to do when you realize your publication is fatally flawed

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Staying Active in the Lab

By Jenny Rood | July 1, 2015

Retiring as a professor, and even shutting down your own lab, doesn’t necessarily mean quitting research.

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Follow the Funding

By Bob Grant | May 1, 2015

In times of budget belt-tightening at the federal level, life-science researchers can keep their work supported through private sources.  

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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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