Opinion: Science Advocacy in the Post-Trump Era
Opinion: Science Advocacy in the Post-Trump Era
The election of Donald Trump brought about a sea change in activism among researchers. How will the movement change now that Trump is out of office?
Opinion: Science Advocacy in the Post-Trump Era
Opinion: Science Advocacy in the Post-Trump Era

The election of Donald Trump brought about a sea change in activism among researchers. How will the movement change now that Trump is out of office?

The election of Donald Trump brought about a sea change in activism among researchers. How will the movement change now that Trump is out of office?

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Opinion: AI Could Aid Cancer Diagnosis, but Caution Is Needed
Opinion: AI Could Aid Cancer Diagnosis, but Caution Is Needed
Adewole S. Adamson | Apr 1, 2021
While machine learning could improve detection of tumors at their earliest stages, it also risks identifying malignancies that would never cause the patient any harm.
Opinion: Toward Better Data Sharing
Opinion: Toward Better Data Sharing
Sergey Plis and Vince Calhoun | Mar 1, 2021
The network effect can improve the ways that biomedical researchers collaborate.
Improving the Advisor/Advisee Relationship
Improving the Advisor/Advisee Relationship
Angela E. Boag and Nathalie Isabelle Chardon | Feb 1, 2021
Academic mentors are not necessarily natural managers. Their graduate students often bear the brunt of this shortcoming.
Opinion: Blowing the Whistle on Research Grant Fraud
Opinion: Blowing the Whistle on Research Grant Fraud
Joseph Gentile | Jan 1, 2021
Reporting cases of misconduct in the context of federal science funding can be a daunting task. But mechanisms to support whistleblowers do exist.
Citations Are the Currency of Science
Citations Are the Currency of Science
Sibrandes Poppema | Dec 1, 2020
Then there are the counterfeiters.
Opinion: Using Pokémon to Detect Scientific Misinformation
Opinion: Using Pokémon to Detect Scientific Misinformation
Matan Shelomi | Nov 1, 2020
Predatory journals are especially dangerous during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opinion: Scientists Must Battle the Disinformation Pandemic
Opinion: Scientists Must Battle the Disinformation Pandemic
Genna Reed | Oct 1, 2020
Fighting the spread of an infectious disease goes hand in hand with stemming the dissemination of lies, bad science, and misdirection.
Opinion: Coronavirus Pandemic Highlights Dangers of Health Disparities
Opinion: Coronavirus Pandemic Highlights Dangers of Health Disparities
Matthew Dacso, Kara McArthur, Clifford Dacso | Jul 13, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is exposing the underlying biological dangers of being a minority in the US.
Is Modern Media Destroying Our Memories?
Is Modern Media Destroying Our Memories?
Jared Cooney Horvath | May 1, 2020
It seems as though the more we embrace external technologies, the more our memory faculties deteriorate. But the truth might just be scarier.