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Love in the Scientific Literature
Cassandra Willyard | Feb 12, 2018
There are countless ways for scientists to say, “I love you.” Naming a slime-mold beetle after your wife (and another after your ex-wife) is, apparently, one of them.
Submissions to Appear on
Kerry Grens | Feb 9, 2018
Papers sent to
journals will be automatically uploaded to the preprint server before acceptance.
Blind Cavefish in Mexico Offer Clues to Sleep Regulation
Catherine Offord | Feb 7, 2018
Two studies identify a signaling pathway that contributes to the fish’s sleeplessness.
Dozens of Editorial Board Members Resign from Journal
Kerry Grens | Feb 6, 2018
More than 70 editors left the
Journal of Molecular Medicine
after SpringerNature closed an editorial office and selected a new editor-in-chief.
PubMed Commons to Stop Accepting Comments
Kerry Grens | Feb 5, 2018
The venue for post-publication peer review was not getting enough participation.
Graduate Student Identifies Dozens of New Fly Species
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2018
Over the past seven years, Xiao-Long Lin has characterized nearly 70 new species of nonbiting midges and developed DNA barcodes to aid in future ecological surveys.
An Enduring Partnership
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2018
Humanity would be nothing without plants. It’s high time we recognize their crucial role in sustaining life on Earth.
Image of the Day: Ectopic Wings
Staff | Jan 24, 2018
Insect wings may have evolved from multiple origins, say researchers.
South Korean Universities Make Deal with Elsevier
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 17, 2018
A consortium of 300 universities and college libraries had taken a strong stance against the publishing giant’s price hikes.
Journal Pulls Planned Special Issue Due to Guest Editor’s Fake Credentials
Diana Kwon | Jan 16, 2018
Ashutosh Tiwari, who falsely claimed to be affiliated with Linköping University, is also under investigation for alleged scientific misconduct and fraud.