Opinion: Exorcising Ghostwriting from Peer Review
Opinion: Exorcising Ghostwriting from Peer Review
Training young scientists to review submitted manuscripts should be an academic exercise, not a facet of professional scientific publishing.
Opinion: Exorcising Ghostwriting from Peer Review
Opinion: Exorcising Ghostwriting from Peer Review

Training young scientists to review submitted manuscripts should be an academic exercise, not a facet of professional scientific publishing.

Training young scientists to review submitted manuscripts should be an academic exercise, not a facet of professional scientific publishing.

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UK Group Tackles Reproducibility in Research
UK Group Tackles Reproducibility in Research
Emily Makowski | Jan 7, 2020
Last month, 10 UK universities became part of the UK Reproducibility Network, joining researchers, funders, journal publishers, and regulatory agencies.
Trainees Often Ghostwrite PIs’ Peer Reviews: Survey
Trainees Often Ghostwrite PIs’ Peer Reviews: Survey
Jef Akst | Nov 4, 2019
Half of early-career researchers say they’d participated in the peer review process with their mentors without getting credit.
Postdocs More Important to Grad Students’ Skills than PIs Are
Postdocs More Important to Grad Students’ Skills than PIs Are
Emily Makowski | Oct 14, 2019
According to a new study, active participation in lab discussions from more senior lab members is positively linked to grad students’ abilities.
Image of the Day: Spinal Tap
Image of the Day: Spinal Tap
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 29, 2019
A medical art student’s master’s project will be used to help train junior physicians to perform lumbar punctures.
Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Esther Landhuis | Jun 1, 2019
Diversity programs are shifting their focus from just providing academic support to creating a learning environment that is more inclusive of people of different backgrounds.
Opinion: We Must Make Data More Accessible for Bioinformatics Training
Opinion: We Must Make Data More Accessible for Bioinformatics Training
David W. Craig | Mar 31, 2018
In addition to programs geared towards transforming biologists into bioinformaticians, students need more raw material available for their education.
Addressing Biomedical Science’s PhD Problem
Addressing Biomedical Science’s PhD Problem
Catherine Offord | Dec 31, 2016
Researchers and institutions seek to bridge the gap between emerging life science professionals and available positions.
Post-Grad Job Prospects
Post-Grad Job Prospects
Viviane Callier | Apr 28, 2016
A new study quantifies the imbalance between the number of biomedical graduate job seekers and available positions in the U.S.
Opinion: Separate Training from Research Budgets
Opinion: Separate Training from Research Budgets
Viviane Callier | Oct 7, 2014
In order to make the most of biomedical research funding and to better support trainees, institutions should recognize postdocs as employees.