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Website Flags Wrongly Paywalled Papers

By Dalmeet Singh Chawla | May 31, 2017

Thousands of open access papers have mistakenly asked readers to pay access fees, but publishers are correcting the errors. 

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Opinion: The Frustrating Process of Manuscript Submission

By Robert Montgomerie and Tim Birkhead | May 10, 2017

We suggest a centralized facility for submitting to journals—one that would benefit scientists and not only publishers.

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Infographic: Web of Retractions

By Catherine Offord | May 1, 2017

See coauthors' connections to eight researchers with problematic papers.

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Opinion: Why I Published in a Predatory Journal

By John H. McCool | April 6, 2017

Our totally bogus case report swiftly passed muster, with only minor revisions requested.

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Scientometrics Pioneer Eugene Garfield Dies

By The Scientist Staff | February 27, 2017

Eugene Garfield, founder of the Institute for Scientific Information and The Scientist, has passed away at age 91.

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Journals Seek Out Preprints

By Tracy Vence | January 18, 2017

With its recruitment of dedicated “preprint editors,” PLOS Genetics makes official the practice of soliciting non-peer–reviewed manuscripts posted online. 

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Could Critical Incident Reporting Fix Preclinical Research?

By Joshua A. Krisch | December 9, 2016

Scientists propose a modified critical incident reporting system to help combat the reproducibility crisis.

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image: Opinion: The Impact Factor, Re-envisioned

Opinion: The Impact Factor, Re-envisioned

By Yan Wang, Haoyang Li, and Shibo Jiang | November 18, 2016

A combination of the traditional metric and the newer h5 index potentiates the scientific community toward more-balanced evaluation. 

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Opinion: Repairing Peer Review

By Tricia Serio | November 18, 2016

Peer review is in crisis, but should be fixed, not abolished.

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Predicting Scientific Success

By Ruth Williams | November 3, 2016

A scientist’s most influential paper may come at any point in her career but chances are it won’t change her overall success, researchers show.

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