Journals’ Plagiarism Detectors May Flag Papers in Error
Journals’ Plagiarism Detectors May Flag Papers in Error
One recent case, in which a scientist claims his submitted manuscript was rejected despite a lack of actual plagiarism, highlights the limitations of automated tools.
Journals’ Plagiarism Detectors May Flag Papers in Error
Journals’ Plagiarism Detectors May Flag Papers in Error

One recent case, in which a scientist claims his submitted manuscript was rejected despite a lack of actual plagiarism, highlights the limitations of automated tools.

One recent case, in which a scientist claims his submitted manuscript was rejected despite a lack of actual plagiarism, highlights the limitations of automated tools.

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Bringing the Internet of Things into the Lab
Bringing the Internet of Things into the Lab
Abby Olena | May 31, 2018
The IoT can link up many facets of research—from laboratory equipment to ideas—but scientists must be ready for the questions its implementation could raise.
Picking Out Patterns
Picking Out Patterns
Kelly Rae Chi | Apr 30, 2017
Machine-learning algorithms can automate the analysis of cell images and data.
Eye on the Fly
Eye on the Fly
Sarah C.P. Williams | Dec 31, 2014
Automating Drosophila behavior screens gives researchers a break from tedious observation, and enables higher-throughput, more-quantitative experiments than ever before.
Single Neuron-Imaging Bot
Single Neuron-Imaging Bot
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2014
New technology probes the functional unit of nervous transmission.
Brains in Action
Brains in Action
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2014
Neuroscientists are automating neural imaging and recording, allowing them to monitor increasingly large swaths of the brain in living, behaving animals.
 
Set It and Forget It
Set It and Forget It
Carina Storrs | Feb 28, 2013
A tour of three systems for automating cell culture
Microbiology Goes High-Tech
Jeffrey M. Perkel | May 31, 2012
Out with toothpicks and pipettors; in with automation.
The Scientist’s Amanuensis
Peter Murray-Rust and Brian Brooks | Jun 30, 2011
A virtual lab—where all sorts of parameters are monitored and recorded—promises researchers a higher degree of reproducibility.