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Moves to create a multi-speed Internet could push science into the slow lane.
Prominent climate researcher Ken Caldeira says the House tax bill would prevent many graduate students from pursuing advanced degrees and carrying out critical research.
What can a crowdsourced survey of sexual harassment in academe tell us about the problem?
Terence Karran is fighting for a European agreement to enshrine researchers’ rights: a ‘Magna Carta’ for science.
Social media gets all the attention for polarization, but TV is doing more than its share.
A surprising amount of publicly funded research data stays private. How could that change?
Les Hatton and Gregory Warr give their two-pronged solution to the problems of peer review
The Good Pharma Scorecard finds some big pharmaceutical companies are meeting legal standards for disclosing results—but many studies still go unreported.
Opinion pieces that “represent the viewpoint of an individual” and offer hypotheses without testing them are the opposite of science.
The easiest way to undermine good science is to demand that it be made "sound."
"…cultural change rests with individual scientists, teams, and professional societies."
Research practices, quality in research and researcher commitment are among the topics covered in this inspiring interview.
Acceptance rates of articles is higher when first authors come from English-speaking high income countries; and articles from high income countries have higher citation rates.
We might hope for a better future where everyone acts professionally, but we should be realistic about the flaws of our human nature. Opinion piece by Stephen Curry.
Leonard Freedman, president of the Global Biological Standards Institute, discusses the causes of irreproducible science and his latest effort to spread best practices.
We all lose because of the biases of Wall Street and Silicon Valley.
Carbon capture has a bad reputation. But after a year of reporting, I’ve come to a conclusion: It's both vital and viable.
The digital currency is slowing our effort to achieve a rapid transition away from fossil fuels.
Funders should not support policy-relevant work that treats policy impact as an afterthought.
Lawsuits have an intimidating effect on an already difficult enterprise.