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BPTW: By The Numbers
BPTW: By The Numbers
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2013
Take a closer look at some of the statistics generated by The Scientist's Best Place to Work Industry 2013 survey.
Defending Against Plagiarism
Defending Against Plagiarism
Jonathan Bailey | Jun 1, 2013
Publishers need to be proactive about detecting and deterring copied text.
Misconduct Around the Globe
Misconduct Around the Globe
Richard Smith and Tracey Koehlmoos | Jun 1, 2013
Research misconduct is not limited to the developed world, but few countries anywhere are responding adequately.
Best Places to Work Industry 2013
Best Places to Work Industry 2013
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2013
Our final survey of the life-science industry workplace highlights the companies—small and large, domestic and international—that are making their researchers feel valued and at home.
It Takes a Village
It Takes a Village
Beth Marie Mole | Jun 1, 2013
Scientists working in developing countries find that giving back to local communities enriches their own research.
Mosquito Transmission Regulates Malaria Virulence
Mosquito Transmission Regulates Malaria Virulence
Dan Cossins | May 29, 2013
Malaria parasites transmitted via mosquitoes elicit a more effective immune response and cause less severe infection than those directly injected into red blood cells.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Dan Cossins | May 23, 2013
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Macrophages Drive Regeneration
Macrophages Drive Regeneration
Edyta Zielinska | May 22, 2013
The activity of one type of immune cell helps regrow the limbs of amputated salamanders.
New Guardians Against Diabetes?
New Guardians Against Diabetes?
Ed Yong | May 20, 2013
A new class of immune cell could protect against type 1 diabetes by suppressing other immune cells.
Opinion: Remediating Misconduct
Opinion: Remediating Misconduct
James DuBois | May 14, 2013
Should institutions invest in changing the behavior of scientists found guilty of violating research rules and ethics?