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U.S. Alleges Iranian Cyber Theft at Research Universities
U.S. Alleges Iranian Cyber Theft at Research Universities
Jim Daley | Mar 26, 2018
The hacking involved data belonging to thousands of professors at 320 institutions worldwide.
DOE-Sponsored Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Cut 100 More Jobs
DOE-Sponsored Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Cut 100 More Jobs
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 15, 2018
Previous layoffs affected research areas including climate change and fusion energy.
Investigation Reveals Sexual Assault of Adolescents in Federally Funded Research Study
Investigation Reveals Sexual Assault of Adolescents in Federally Funded Research Study
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 4, 2017
An internal investigation has revealed why the $8.8 million Purdue University study was abruptly terminated earlier this year. 
Clarivate Ranks Most-Cited Researchers of 2017
Clarivate Ranks Most-Cited Researchers of 2017
Catherine Offord | Nov 15, 2017
China shows the biggest increase of any country in the number of scientists listed since last year, while cancer genomics emerges as one of the more dominant fields.
U.K. Lays Out Its Vision for Post-Brexit Research
U.K. Lays Out Its Vision for Post-Brexit Research
Catherine Offord | Sep 7, 2017
The government’s new position paper on science and innovation after leaving the E.U. takes a positive tone, but has frustrated researchers with its lack of detail.
Social Media Accelerates Science
Social Media Accelerates Science
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 1, 2016
How researchers are taking advantage of Twitter and other forums to do, share, and discuss research
Fieldwork Bloopers
Fieldwork Bloopers
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016
Scenes from illustrator Jim Jourdane’s Fieldwork Fail: The Messy Side of Science
Illustrating #FieldworkFails
Illustrating #FieldworkFails
Tanya Lewis | Jun 21, 2016
An artist aims to publish a collection of stories of science gone awry.
Top 10 Innovations 2014
Top 10 Innovations 2014
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2014
The list of the year’s best new products contains both perennial winners and innovative newcomers.
Scientists Take Aim at Impact Factor
Scientists Take Aim at Impact Factor
Kate Yandell | May 20, 2013
A declaration asks the scientific community to put less weight on the metric, widely used to evaluate journals’ prestige.