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The Global Science Era
Ephraim M. Govere | May 1, 2016
As international collaboration becomes increasingly common, researchers must work to limit their own biases and let cultural diversity enhance their work.
Napster Cofounder Launches Cancer Initiative
Bob Grant | Apr 13, 2016
Billionaire Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker donates $250 million to unite the cancer research community around the common goal of developing new immunotherapies.
Following the Funding
Jef Akst | Nov 4, 2015
Researchers use network theory to estimate the importance of relationships among researchers and institutions in attracting grant money.
Alleged Scoop Sours Magnetoreceptor Collaboration
Kerry Grens | Sep 21, 2015
University administrators request a retraction upon learning that one researcher scooped another’s results despite having agreed not to.
Kelly Rae Chi | Aug 10, 2015
Collaborations can boost citations, a study shows.
Russia’s Scientific Squeeze Out
Bob Grant | Jul 17, 2015
Lawmakers in the country are moving to blacklist western scientists and foundations that support overseas scholarship.
23andMe, Genentech Partner on Parkinson’s
Tracy Vence | Jan 7, 2015
Firms enter a multi-year deal for the analysis of whole-genome sequence data, with an eye toward drug discovery for Parkinson’s disease.
Kerry Grens | Jun 1, 2014
Coordinating the submission of manuscripts can strike a healthy balance between competition and collaboration.
Sequencing the Tree of Life
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 24, 2014
Charting the progress of the various large-scale genome-sequencing projects as researchers working separately on their chosen species begin to pool analytical resources
Doubling Up on Brain Power
Jef Akst | Mar 19, 2014
Europe and the United States launch a collaboration linking their government-backed initiatives to study the human brain.