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2015 Life Sciences Salary Survey
2015 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Amanda B. Keener, Karen Zusi | Nov 1, 2015
This year’s survey highlights dramatic regional, sector, and gender variations.
Scientists Skip Cell Line Validation
Scientists Skip Cell Line Validation
Kerry Grens | Oct 12, 2015
Despite known problems with contamination and mislabeled cell lines, most researchers continue to operate without authenticating cells’ identity.
Debating the Value of Anonymity
Debating the Value of Anonymity
Jef Akst | Oct 5, 2015
PubPeer responds to criticism that anonymous post-publication peer review threatens the scientific process.
Ready, Willing, and Able
Ready, Willing, and Able
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 1, 2015
Researchers with disabilities are making their fields more accessible.
Study: Men Get Bigger Start-Up Packages
Study: Men Get Bigger Start-Up Packages
Jef Akst | Sep 17, 2015
A new analysis reveals yet another gender gap in science.
Opinion: Pay-to-Play Publishing
Opinion: Pay-to-Play Publishing
Kailash Gupta | Sep 3, 2015
Online scientific journals are sacrificing the quality of research articles to make a buck.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2015
Brain Storms, Orphan, Maize for the Gods, and Paranoid.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2015
September 2015's selection of notable quotes
Study: Short Headlines Get More Citations
Study: Short Headlines Get More Citations
Jef Akst | Aug 27, 2015
Scientific journals that publish papers with snappier titles accrue more citations per paper, according to a report.
Opinion: Making Progress by Slowing Down
Opinion: Making Progress by Slowing Down
Susan Fitzpatrick | Aug 24, 2015
Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.