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Philanthropic Funding Makes Waves in Basic Science
Philanthropic Funding Makes Waves in Basic Science
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2017
Private funders are starting to support big projects, and they’re rewriting the playbook on fueling scientific research.
Dealing with Unethical or Illegal Conduct in Higher Education
Dealing with Unethical or Illegal Conduct in Higher Education
Anna Azvolinsky | Nov 1, 2017
Investigations into cases of wrongdoing by professors are increasingly in the public eye. But are colleges and universities doing enough to deal with the problem?
Baby on Board
Baby on Board
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2017
Many scientific conferences offer child care options that allow researchers to bring their families along for the trip.
On Blacklists and Whitelists
On Blacklists and Whitelists
Tracy Vence | Jul 17, 2017
Experts debate how best to point researchers to reputable publishers and steer them away from predatory ones.
Identifying Predatory Publishers
Identifying Predatory Publishers
Tracy Vence | Jul 17, 2017
How to tell reputable journals from shady ones
Scientists Concerned About Future of International Collaboration
Scientists Concerned About Future of International Collaboration
Abby Olena | Jul 10, 2017
Policies that limit researchers’ travel could restrict scientific progress and partnerships.
Coming to Grips with Coauthor Responsibility
Coming to Grips with Coauthor Responsibility
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2017
The scientific community struggles to define the duties of collaborators in assuring the integrity of published research.
The Past and Present of Research Integrity in China
The Past and Present of Research Integrity in China
Ben Andrew Henry | Mar 1, 2017
Several initiatives aim to improve research integrity in the country, but recent high-profile cases of misconduct highlight a lingering problem.
Addressing Biomedical Science’s PhD Problem
Addressing Biomedical Science’s PhD Problem
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2017
Researchers and institutions seek to bridge the gap between emerging life science professionals and available positions.
Social Media Accelerates Science
Social Media Accelerates Science
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 1, 2016
How researchers are taking advantage of Twitter and other forums to do, share, and discuss research