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Designed to identify individuals who might be gaming their h-index score, the s-index may do more harm than good.
Research institutions should explicitly seek job candidates who can be frankly self-critical of their work, says Jeffrey Flier.
An introspective look at peer review, one we hope will be useful for future discussions on the topic.
Scientists have few direct incentives to replicate other researchers’ work, including precious little funding to do replications. Can that change?
The White House and its lackeys in certain federal agencies are censoring scientific inquiry that could inform the public and government policy.
PubMed is found to contain predatory journals and publishers, likely reflecting a long-term and broader problem, which only adds to the confusion about what exactly PubMed represents at this point.
Britain must seek to protect research funding for its universities when it leaves the European Union or risk losing its leading role in innovation.
Researchers seeking science funding can be big losers in the equality and diversity game.
With a national election this month, Germany proves that foresight and stability can power research.
What you should look for in an academic friend.
Three rules for ensuring that A.I. systems don't run roughshod over humans.
Wise and honourable assessors of grant applications must be allowed to use their discretion, says Sui Huang
The ballooning costs of attending high-end academic conferences are excluding early-career researchers. But we need their fresh perspectives
Lab heads should let junior researchers take their projects with them when they start their own labs — it drives innovation and discovery, argues Ben A.
The idea that American workers are being left in the dust because they lack technological savvy does not stand up to scrutiny. Our focus should be on coordination and communication between workers and employers.
Consortium hopes to make all German-authored papers free to read by paying annual fee.
The recent attempt by China to censor scholarship points to a growing set of challenges in information dissemination. Blaming the publisher obscures these issues.
Reviewing is an implicit part of vaguely-defined jobs.
For the record, I do peer reviews! For free!
Rather than repealing or replacing the impact factor, its producers should rename it to reflect its intended function more accurately.