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TS Picks: September 26, 2016
Tracy Vence | Sep 27, 2016
World leaders agree to fight superbugs; researchers edit human embryos; peer reviewers’ motivations
Most Active Peer Reviewers Honored
Ben Andrew Henry | Sep 26, 2016
The “Sentinels of Science” award recognizes especially productive peer reviewers.
Reviewing Results-Free Manuscripts
Bob Grant | Sep 20, 2016
An open-access journal is trialing a peer-review process in which reviewers do not have access to the results or discussion sections of submitted papers.
Even More Preprints
Bob Grant | Aug 17, 2016
A new psychology-centric preprint server is slated to launch.
Open Letter Leads to Peer Review Changes
Jef Akst | Jul 14, 2016
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research will reverse some of the recent changes to its grant-reviewing processes after protests from researchers.
Researchers to CIHR: Reverse Peer Review Changes
Jef Akst | Jul 5, 2016
Nearly 1,200 scientists are asking the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to undo recent changes to its grant-review process.
New Journal Scrutinizes the Research Process
Kerry Grens | May 3, 2016
Research Integrity and Peer Review
analyze ethics and quality in both science and publishing.
Opinion: Reimagining the Paper
Ahmed Alkhateeb | May 2, 2016
Breaking down lengthy, narrative-driven biomedical articles into brief reports on singular observations or experiments could increase reproducibility and accessibility in the literature.
NIH Grant Reviews Don’t Predict Success
Kerry Grens | Feb 18, 2016
Peer reviewers’ assessments of funding proposals to the National Institutes of Health don’t correlate well with later publication citations, a study shows.
The Top 10 Retractions of 2015
Retraction Watch | Dec 23, 2015
A look at this year’s most memorable retractions