Opinion: The Rise of Preprints Is No Cause for Alarm
Opinion: The Rise of Preprints Is No Cause for Alarm
At a time of fast-paced science and rampant misinformation, can we trust the non–peer-reviewed literature?
Opinion: The Rise of Preprints Is No Cause for Alarm
Opinion: The Rise of Preprints Is No Cause for Alarm

At a time of fast-paced science and rampant misinformation, can we trust the non–peer-reviewed literature?

At a time of fast-paced science and rampant misinformation, can we trust the non–peer-reviewed literature?

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Opinion: Preprints in the Public Eye
Opinion: Preprints in the Public Eye
Jigisha Patel | Mar 18, 2021
ASAPbio has developed resources for preprint servers, institutions, scientists, and journalists to promote the responsible reporting of research in the media.
Opinion: Being Scientists Doesn’t Make Us Science Communicators
Opinion: Being Scientists Doesn’t Make Us Science Communicators
Sarah Anderson | Dec 17, 2020
Effectively relating science to the public is a science in itself, and expertise on a topic doesn’t guarantee expertise in explaining it.
Opinion: Emergency Use Authorizations Are a Threat to Science<strong>&nbsp;</strong>
Opinion: Emergency Use Authorizations Are a Threat to Science 
Kevin J. Tracey, Christina Brennan | Dec 1, 2020
As COVID-19 therapies get emergency-use green lights, the Biden administration must organize a therapeutic review board to help identify what’s working and what’s not.
Contributors
Contributors
Amanda Heidt | Oct 1, 2020
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2020 issue of The Scientist.
Opinion: The Politics of Science and Racism
Opinion: The Politics of Science and Racism
Sadye Paez, Erich D. Jarvis | Aug 18, 2020
Race has been used to segment humanity and, by extension, establish and enforce a hierarchy in science. Individual and institutional commitments to racial justice in the sciences must involve political activity.
Opinion: Use the Pandemic to Expand the Lab to the Home
Opinion: Use the Pandemic to Expand the Lab to the Home
Michael Levin | Jun 30, 2020
Researchers have been forced to reckon with restrictions on lab access. Now is the time to figure out how to make science portable and widely accessible.
Opinion: Don&rsquo;t Disparage the Pace of COVID-19 Research
Opinion: Don’t Disparage the Pace of COVID-19 Research
John D. Loike, Salomon Amar | Jun 22, 2020
Fast science—with all its warts—is making unprecedented progress in the fight against COVID-19.
Opinion: Scientists in the US and China Collaborating on COVID-19
Opinion: Scientists in the US and China Collaborating on COVID-19
Jenny J. Lee, John P. Haupt | Jun 22, 2020
Despite high-profile political tensions between the two countries, researchers in the US and China are working together now more than ever, according to our bibliometric study.
Open Letter
An Open Letter: Scientists and Racial Justice
An Open Letter: Scientists and Racial Justice
Joseph Graves, Erich D. Jarvis | Jun 19, 2020
What we can and must do to make science more equitable.