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What to Do About “Clare Francis”

By Kerry Grens | September 14, 2013

Anonymous tipsters who allege scientific misconduct can make journal editors squeamish. But should a whistleblower's identity matter?

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U.S. Drops in Share of Publications

By Kerry Grens | September 12, 2013

New analysis reveals increased globalization of science, leading to a greater proportion of patents and papers coming out of developing countries.

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Green OA Is Golden

By Tracy Vence | September 10, 2013

A new report lauds the UK government’s commitment to open access, but calls its early devotion to the gold model a “mistake.”

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Mea Culpa Retractions

By Kerry Grens | August 30, 2013

Researchers earn applause after recalling two papers containing misinterpreted findings.

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Exaggeration Nation

By Kerry Grens | August 27, 2013

A new study finds behavioral researchers in the U.S. are prone to reporting extreme results.

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Preserving Research

By Amy Maxmen | August 1, 2013

The top online archives for storing your unpublished findings

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Opinion: Reviewing Reviewers

By David Cameron Duffy | July 19, 2013

Science needs a standard way to evaluate and reward journal reviewers.

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Week in Review, July 15–19

By Jef Akst | July 19, 2013

Bias in preclinical research; medical marijuana for kids; a swath of microbial genomes; plastic ocean habitats; rethinking scientific evaluation

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Opinion: Rethinking Scientific Evaluation

By Richard Naftalin | July 16, 2013

Asymmetry in the Research Excellence Framework in the U.K. is a threat to basic medical sciences within British medical schools.

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Week in Review, July 8–12

By Jef Akst | July 12, 2013

Editor accused of fraud leaves post; the good and the bad of gut microbiota; bacterial gene shuffle; legal restrictions hamper illicit drug research; antibodies and autism

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