Biomedical Innovations from Women Less Likely to be Adopted: Study
Biomedical Innovations from Women Less Likely to be Adopted: Study
An analysis of scientists’ networks finds discrepancies in the diffusion of novel ideas through communities.
Biomedical Innovations from Women Less Likely to be Adopted: Study
Biomedical Innovations from Women Less Likely to be Adopted: Study

An analysis of scientists’ networks finds discrepancies in the diffusion of novel ideas through communities.

An analysis of scientists’ networks finds discrepancies in the diffusion of novel ideas through communities.

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Springer Nature and ResearchGate Expand Content Sharing
Springer Nature and ResearchGate Expand Content Sharing
Diana Kwon | Sep 11, 2020
The long-term partnership follows a pilot project for which the scholarly publisher made select articles available on the academic networking site.
Ancient Beads Point to Far-Flung Relationships in Southern Africa
Ancient Beads Point to Far-Flung Relationships in Southern Africa
Shawna Williams | Jul 13, 2020
An isotopic analysis of eggshell beads dating back more than 30,000 years indicates that they helped build networks that stretched for hundreds of kilometers.
Understanding What Makes a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Understanding What Makes a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Jim Daley | May 1, 2018
Researchers at the Rare Genomics Institute look at how families finance the cost of diagnostic exome sequencing.
ResearchGate Restricts Access to Nearly 2 Million Articles
ResearchGate Restricts Access to Nearly 2 Million Articles
Catherine Offord | Nov 9, 2017
The academic social network is bending to pressure from publishing giants that demand it removes copyrighted material from its site.
Helping Scientists Spread Their Research
Helping Scientists Spread Their Research
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 1, 2016
A platform called Kudos helps users disseminate—and explain—their publications for free.
Pleasure To Smell You
Pleasure To Smell You
Jef Akst | Mar 4, 2015
People tend to sniff their mitts after shaking hands with someone of the same sex, suggesting that the traditional greeting may transmit chemosensory signals.
Chimp Culture Caught on Camera
Chimp Culture Caught on Camera
Bob Grant | Oct 1, 2014
Researchers have captured footage of wild chimpanzees teaching each other to use tools, lending support to the idea that humans aren’t the only primates to engage in social learning.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Chris Palmer | Aug 5, 2013
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Building a Better Network
Building a Better Network
Jef Akst | Apr 23, 2013
NIH Director Francis Collins and colleagues announce plans to create a health-care research network to connect patients, doctors, and clinical researchers.
Internalizing the Internet
Internalizing the Internet
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 23, 2013
Online social networks alter how users see themselves and their world.
The Ultimate Social Data
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 26, 2012
Facebook is considering allowing scientists to evaluate its user data without breaching its privacy policies.
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2012
Consciousness, The Social Conquest of Earth, How Not to Be Eaten, and Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms
A Peer Review Revolution?
Jef Akst | Jan 24, 2012
A new social network provides a novel forum for science publishing and peer review.