funding, infectious disease, science publishing
Tweet Talk
Tweet Talk
Tracy Vence | Dec 11, 2013
A new analysis finds is no link between a researcher’s citations and Twitter mentions of her scientific research.
Scandalous GSK Paper Retracted
Scandalous GSK Paper Retracted
Bob Grant | Dec 10, 2013
The publication at the center of a June controversy for drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is finally pulled from the literature.
Star Scientists Align
Star Scientists Align
Tracy Vence | Dec 3, 2013
While scientific output has suffered in evolutionary biology departments, individual researchers are churning out more than ever, thanks in part to geographically distant collaborations.
Biology's Coefficient
Biology's Coefficient
Megan Scudellari | Dec 1, 2013
Joel Cohen uses the tools of mathematics to deconstruct questions of life.
Weathering the Storm
Weathering the Storm
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2013
How to prepare your lab for natural disasters and cope with unavoidable consequences
Tracking Fecal Transplants
Tracking Fecal Transplants
Tracy Vence | Nov 26, 2013
A long-term study confirms transplants of stool microbes from healthy donors can successfully clear recurrent Clostridium difficile infections.
H5N1 Vaccine Approved
H5N1 Vaccine Approved
Jef Akst | Nov 25, 2013
The US Food and Drug Administration OKs a vaccine against the virus that last year had the scientific community debating the regulation of deadly pathogen research.
One Profile Fits All
One Profile Fits All
Jef Akst | Nov 21, 2013
Federal agencies partner up to develop an online tool for researchers to build a universal biosketch to accompany grant applications.
Opinion: Authorship 2.0
Opinion: Authorship 2.0
Midhat H. Abdulreda | Nov 19, 2013
Reconsidering scientific contributions in the digital age.
Nipah Protein Structure Revealed
Nipah Protein Structure Revealed
Jef Akst | Nov 18, 2013
The structure of a key protein of the deadly virus could serve as a stepping stone to antiviral therapy.