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Bird Flu Paper Publication Delayed

By Jef Akst | February 17, 2012

The World Health Organization announced today that it recommends publishing the two controversial H5N1 papers in full, as soon as a few details are worked out. And Science is listening.

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Boozing for Better Health

By Megan Scudellari | February 16, 2012

Fruit flies consume alcohol to kill off parasites.

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Fukushima Birds Affected

By Sabrina Richards | February 9, 2012

Radiation in Fukushima Prefecture is reducing bird populations less than 1 year since the nuclear disaster.

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Satellites Spy on Fish Farms

By Cristina Luiggi | February 8, 2012

Scientists use Google Earth to fact check official reports of fish farming in the Mediterranean.

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Publishers Strong Arm for Impact Factors?

By Edyta Zielinska | February 6, 2012

A survey shows that younger researchers in the social sciences and business fields are being told to cite more papers from the journal that is publishing their work.

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Casting a Wide Eye

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2012

Scientists study a variety of large-scale biological phenomena from the vantage point of space.

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Genghis Jon

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2012

By helping Mongolians cultivate an understanding of their native insect fauna, scientists hope to protect the country's unique yet fragile ecosystems.

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Swarming Mongolia

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2012

For the past decade and a half, a crew of about 20 entomologists, water ecologists, and other specialists converges on the shorelines of Mongolia’s lakes, rivers, and streams, just when swarms of aquatic insects do the same.

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The View From Above

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2012

Satellite imagery is giving biologists a whole new perspective on the phenomena they study.

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A Peer Review Revolution?

By Jef Akst | January 24, 2012

A new social network provides a novel forum for science publishing and peer review.

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