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My PhD thesis research was a dead end, but that’s why it was important.
Everybody talks about Blockchain these days, but why should we consider this technology when thinking about Open Scholarship?
A "completely confusing statement" in a gazette notification has scientists wondering which of their papers will and won't be considered towards their promotions in the future.
Philanthropy’s no replacement for crucial government science funding, but that message can get lost amid the high-profile gifts. Some science funders are now backing a push to protect federal funding.
Unsurprisingly, many — if not most — scientists aren’t great at science communication.
AI is only loosely modeled on the brain. So what if you wanted to do it right? You’d need to do what has been impossible until now: map what actually happens in neurons and nerve fibers.
Looking at some of the issues around the reuse of scientific data and open a conversation about how to deal with them.
Opening up science so that all stages of the process can benefit from better interaction and communication and to provide examples for early career scientists writing grants.
British researchers funded under Horizon 2020 will lose their grants if the UK stops allowing freedom of movement at any point during the length of their projects.
Biologists are posting unreviewed papers in record numbers. Here's a survival guide.
Publons new Review Distribution Index reveals that a small proportion of reviewers do the lion's share of the peer review.
A call on research organizations and their libraries to secure and earmark a share of their acquisition budgets to support the development of scientific publishing activities.
Analyses on the Microsoft Academic Graph to understand the changing nature of science over the course of the last century.
ResearchGate and Springer Nature have been in serious discussions for some time about finding solutions to sharing scientific journal articles online, while at the same time protecting intellectual property rights.
EMBL-EBI’s open chemistry data services combine curiosity-driven science and pragmatic solution-finding for drug discovery.
Comparing Google Scholar, ResearchGate, Mendeley, and ResearcherID.
A browser extension that finds free scholarly full texts, metrics, and provides quick citation and sharing links automatically.
Back in 2008, Jeffrey Hall said "recent applications from our lab have had their lungs ripped out, often accompanied by sneering, personal denunciations."
Opinions are divided on whether the surge in popularity of pre-prints represent a field-wide disaster or the coming of a populist revolution.
An audacious Chinese entrepreneur wants to test your body for everything. But are computers really smart enough to make sense of all that data?