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Image of the Day: Beating Heart
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 2, 2018
Scientists at the Allen Institute for Cell Science have developed an open-source stem cell line with fluorescent tags for cardiac cells.
Dutch Universities, Journal Publishers Agree on Open-Access Deals
Diana Kwon | Apr 17, 2018
Despite some difficult negotiations, academic institutions in the Netherlands have been securing subscriptions that combine publishing and reading into one fee.
Elsevier Signs Up to Transparency Guidelines
Catherine Offord | Sep 5, 2017
The publisher will ask its journal editors to adopt widely accepted standards on transparency and openness in scientific communication.
European Drug Regulator Releases Clinical Trial Data
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 21, 2016
In the initial steps of a campaign to make clinical reports publicly available, the European Medicines Agency has published data on two recently approved drugs.
Even More Preprints
Bob Grant | Aug 17, 2016
A new psychology-centric preprint server is slated to launch.
Online Platforms to Share Medical Data Launch
Jenny Rood | Apr 1, 2015
The “Genes for Good” Facebook app and the Open Humans Network plan to recruit large numbers of volunteers for medical studies using social media.
Truly Brief Communications
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | Feb 18, 2015
The Journal of Brief Ideas
, a platform that publishes 200-word articles, launches in beta.
Open Science Evangelist Dies
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 30, 2014
Jean-Claude Bradley, the chemist known as the father of the Open Notebook Science movement, has passed away.
New Center for Scientific Transparency
Dan Cossins | Mar 6, 2013
Psychologists have launched a new organization to encourage openness and improve the reliability of findings in their own field and beyond.
Uncloaking Clinical Trials
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 17, 2012
GlaxoSmithKline will share long-sought, raw trial data—but access will be tightly controlled.