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Clarivate Ranks Most-Cited Researchers of 2017
Clarivate Ranks Most-Cited Researchers of 2017
Catherine Offord | Nov 15, 2017
China shows the biggest increase of any country in the number of scientists listed since last year, while cancer genomics emerges as one of the more dominant fields.
Papers Based on Misidentified Cell Lines Top 32,000
Papers Based on Misidentified Cell Lines Top 32,000
Kerry Grens | Oct 16, 2017
An analysis of contaminated literature finds that tens of thousands of papers used cell lines of questionable origins—and these were in turn cited by hundreds of thousands of other papers.
Retractions Damage Scientists’ Reputations: Study
Retractions Damage Scientists’ Reputations: Study
Aggie Mika | Sep 8, 2017
Authors of rescinded papers see a 10 percent to 20 percent decline in citation rates for their other publications. 
Nature Index Identifies Top Contributors to Innovation
Nature Index Identifies Top Contributors to Innovation
Catherine Offord | Aug 9, 2017
New rankings highlight institutions that have produced large numbers of articles cited in others' patents.
Open Access On the Rise: Study
Open Access On the Rise: Study
Bob Grant | Aug 7, 2017
The Scientist sat down with one of the authors of a recent analysis that quantifies the increasing incursion of open-access content into the world of scholarly publishing.
TS Picks: April 7, 2017
TS Picks: April 7, 2017
Bob Grant | Apr 7, 2017
Consortium pushes for open citation data; Gates Foundation launches open-access publishing platform; Cell Press lifts the veil on papers under consideration; an online widget circumvents some paywalls
TS Picks: Remembering Eugene Garfield
TS Picks: Remembering Eugene Garfield
Joshua A. Krisch | Feb 27, 2017
A look back at the contributions of The Scientist’s founder, scientometrics pioneer Eugene Garfield (1925–2017)
Scientometrics Pioneer Eugene Garfield Dies
Scientometrics Pioneer Eugene Garfield Dies
The Scientist Staff | Feb 27, 2017
Eugene Garfield, founder of the Institute for Scientific Information and The Scientist, has passed away at age 91.
Predicting Scientific Success
Predicting Scientific Success
Ruth Williams | Nov 3, 2016
A scientist’s most influential paper may come at any point in her career but chances are it won’t change her overall success, researchers show.
Web of Science Sold for More Than $3 Billion
Web of Science Sold for More Than $3 Billion
Bob Grant | Jul 15, 2016
Thomson Reuters has transferred the science-citation database, along with the rest of its intellectual property and science division, to private-equity firms.