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UK Going Open Access

By Bob Grant | May 3, 2012

The United Kingdom government hatches a plan to provide free public access to government-funded research.

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Cleansing Chinese Publishing

By Cristina Luiggi | April 26, 2012

The country vows to curb misconduct in scholarly publishing.

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Dangers of Disclosure

By Ruth Williams | April 25, 2012

Editors at PLoS Medicine suggest that merely disclosing conflicts of interest is insufficient and possibly even counterproductive.

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Publish H5N1 Papers, Says US Gov’t

By Jef Akst | April 23, 2012

The NIH agrees with the government advisory board’s recommendation to publish both controversial bird flu studies in full.

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Best Places to Work Postdocs, 2012

By Sabrina Richards | April 2, 2012

Much has changed in the last 10 years for postdocs, who are staying in their positions longer than ever before—and coming out with more to show for it.

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The Best of Both Worlds

By Hannah Waters | April 1, 2012

Choosing to work in industry does not preclude a return to academe. But the move back takes some planning and finesse.

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Opinion: Academic Publishing Is Broken

By Michael P. Taylor | March 19, 2012

The current system by which academics publish their scientific discoveries is a massive waste of money.

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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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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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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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