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PubMed Commons to Stop Accepting Comments

By Kerry Grens | February 5, 2018

The venue for post-publication peer review was not getting enough participation.

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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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Do Preprints Require More Rigorous Screening?

By Diana Kwon | August 1, 2017

Two manuscripts published without methods point to the importance of community policing on preprint archives.

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Peer-Review Fraud Scheme Uncovered in China

By Bob Grant | July 31, 2017

The Chinese government finds almost 500 researchers guilty of misconduct in relation to a recent spate of retractions from a cancer journal.

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PubPeer Launches Updated Site

By Diana Kwon | June 19, 2017

New features include increased security of user anonymity.

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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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Migratory Eels Use Magnetoreception

By Kerry Grens | April 14, 2017

In laboratory experiments that simulated oceanic conditions, the fish responded to magnetic fields, a sensory input that may aid migration.

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Peer Reviewers Less Likely to Be Women

By Kerry Grens | January 26, 2017

An analysis of journals from the American Geophysical Union finds women are underrepresented as reviewers, likely because editors recommend them less often.

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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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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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