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Repeat Offenders
Repeat Offenders
Kerry Grens | Apr 25, 2016
Scanning the literature, scientists find that nearly 2 percent of papers contain duplicated and manipulated figures, among other image-prep no-nos.
ORCID Rising
ORCID Rising
Bob Grant | Jan 8, 2016
Publishers and scientific societies will require researchers to identify themselves using unique numeric codes.
TS Picks: December 3, 2015
TS Picks: December 3, 2015
Jef Akst | Dec 3, 2015
Inducing brain infections to cure cancer?; new journal publishes bit science; priming the brain for language learning
Self Correction
Self Correction
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2015
What to do when you realize your publication is fatally flawed
A Literature Database with Smarts
A Literature Database with Smarts
Kerry Grens | Nov 3, 2015
Semantic Scholar uses machine reading and vision to extract meaning and impact from academic papers.
Parsing Negative Citations
Parsing Negative Citations
Kelly Rae Chi | Oct 26, 2015
A new tool helps scientists better understand what happens to studies that are criticized in the literature.
Debating the Value of Anonymity
Debating the Value of Anonymity
Jef Akst | Oct 5, 2015
PubPeer responds to criticism that anonymous post-publication peer review threatens the scientific process.
“WikiGate” Ruffles OA Feathers
“WikiGate” Ruffles OA Feathers
Bob Grant | Sep 16, 2015
A partnership between Wikipedia and scholarly publishing behemoth Elsevier has open-access advocates up in arms.
Opinion: Pay-to-Play Publishing
Opinion: Pay-to-Play Publishing
Kailash Gupta | Sep 3, 2015
Online scientific journals are sacrificing the quality of research articles to make a buck.
PubPeer Founders Revealed
PubPeer Founders Revealed
Jef Akst | Aug 31, 2015
Neuroscientist Brandon Stell identifies himself as one of the creators of the post-publication peer review website, as he and his colleagues announce the nonprofit PubPeer Foundation.