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Making a Case for Social Media
Erin Weeks | Sep 11, 2013
Twitter can help scientists build networks, develop ideas, and spread their work, report says.
Fly-Wrangling and Undesirable Snacks
Kate Yandell | Sep 3, 2013
A humorous Twitter hashtag helps paint a picture of what science initiation rituals might look like.
Week in Review, July 1–5
Jef Akst | Jul 5, 2013
Fraudulent journal editor?; fat cells detect temp, generate heat; the importance of social media in science communication; functional livers from iPSCs; antibiotics damage mitochondria
Opinion: Tweeting to the Top
Sara K. Yeo et al. | Jul 2, 2013
The lines between scholarly and traditional forms of popular communication are fading, and scientists need to take advantage.
Website Tracks Happiness Using Twitter
Kate Yandell | May 1, 2013
The day of the Boston Marathon bombings scored lower on the index than any other day since measurements began nearly 5 years ago.
Overly Honest Methods
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 10, 2013
A trending hashtag on Twitter lets researchers reveal the lighter side of scientific methodology.
@Pharma Branching Out
Hayley Dunning | Jun 11, 2012
More than half of pharmaceutical companies on Twitter use more than one handle.
Social Media for Epidemiology?
Sabrina Richards | Feb 14, 2012
Epidemiologists consider how social media could be harnessed to predict disease outbreaks.