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Best in Academia, 2011
Staff | Jul 1, 2011
Meet some of the finalists of this year's Best Places to Work in Academia survey.
University President’s Paper to be Retracted?
Jef Akst | Jun 30, 2011
The president of the University of the Ryukyus in Japan coauthored a paper containing a duplicated figure.
Fraud-Convicted Researcher Spared Jail Time
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 29, 2011
A confession and supportive letters convince a judge to go easy on a researcher who fabricated data in a federal grant proposal.
Staff | Jun 23, 2011
A selection of comments from our readers.
Top 7 in immunology
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 21, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in immunology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000.
Keeping immunity in check
Megan Scudellari | Jun 16, 2011
Two newly discovered proteins that act as brakes to slow a plant's immune response after infection may provide clues to autoimmune treatments.
State budget threatens collaboration
Tia Ghose | Jun 15, 2011
A proposed Wisconsin budget would bar state universities from sharing data through a high-speed network.
Top 7 in vaccination
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 6, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in vaccination and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Rino Rappuoli | Jun 5, 2011
Pitfalls and triumphs on the way to complete vaccine protection.
The Anatomy of a High
Thomas Kosten | Jun 3, 2011
When someone snorts or smokes cocaine, which is composed of small crystalline alkaloid molecules, the drug enters the bloodstream and from there eventually crosses into the heart, brain, and other organs.