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Opinion: In Publishing, Don’t Make the Perfect the Enemy of the Good
All members of the scientific community must commit to taking the risks needed to change how research is shared and evaluated.
Opinion: In Publishing, Don’t Make the Perfect the Enemy of the Good
Opinion: In Publishing, Don’t Make the Perfect the Enemy of the Good

All members of the scientific community must commit to taking the risks needed to change how research is shared and evaluated.

All members of the scientific community must commit to taking the risks needed to change how research is shared and evaluated.

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Q&A: Why eLife Is Doing Away with Rejections
Jef Akst | Oct 21, 2022 | 4 min read
The journal’s executive director speaks with The Scientist about what it hopes to accomplish with its unusual new publishing model.
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MDAR Framework Aims to Standardize Reporting in Life Sciences
Shawna Williams | May 7, 2021 | 8 min read
Malcolm Macleod, who helped develop these best practices, tells The Scientist how the new guidelines for manuscript publishing seek to support a push for transparent and thorough sharing of methods and data.
Gender Bias Dissected in eLife’s Peer Review
Viviane Callier | Sep 14, 2018 | 4 min read
The journal undertook a self-assessment, finding men have more success than women with all-male review panels.
Randy Schekman to Leave eLife
Kerry Grens | Aug 19, 2018 | 1 min read
The founding editor-in-chief will redirect his focus to a Parkinson’s organization.
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