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The EC Science 2.0 consultation , whose results have recently been published, raised a number of issues that need tackling before science can be fully open.
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Unless I misunderstood, the "interview" is very short and full of platitudes. I didn't see anything interesting at all. A report on the half-day discussion mentioned there, however, would probably be (a lot more) interesting.
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There’s lots of discussion out there right now in the twitter and blog world concerning Bjorn Brembs’ call to librarians to jumpstart the mass migration to Open Access by essentially unilaterally cancelling all the journals they subscribe to. This act would force the hands of all the various players in the ecosystem to immediately figure…
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The journal published guidelines on Thursday aimed at reducing scientific misconduct and at making studies easier to check and replicate.
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Think the nest of cables under your desk is bad? Try keeping the trillions of connections crisscrossing your brain organized and free of tangles. A new study reveals this seemingly intractable job may be simpler than it appears.
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  • Freie Universität Berlin
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Why are librarians hesitant to CANCEL ALL THE JOURNALS?
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Factual discrepancies in the NYT columnist's new book raise some alarming questions about his research & methods

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About two weeks ago, news broke that Michael LaCour, the first author of a study about how, purportedly, gay canvassers can successfully imp

Peer-review journals monopolize research, hurt students and faculty - Th...
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Columnist Jacob Schmidt argues the current academic journal system limits freedom of information.

Zoological Letters | Full text | Toward elucidating diversity of neural ...
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Insects are widely used as models to study neural mechanisms of learning and memory. Our recent studies on crickets, together with reports o

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There have been many stories recently about the "overproduction" of Ph.D. students in science, and about the increasingly competitive job ma

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Last week, an Indian blogger, Thejesh GN, discovered that mobile operator Airtel was injecting javascript into subscribers' browsing session

Elsevier admits they’re a major obstacle for women scientists in the dev...
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Nominations opened today for the Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, a high-profile honor

Sexist peer review elicits furious Twitter response
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Manuscript investigated gender differences in Ph.D.-to-postdoc transition

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You may remember that some time ago I wrote about JONAS – Journals Of Nature And Science – the essence of which was to take peer review out

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Social psychologist relinquishes chair after data manipulation charges
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As investigation draws to a close, Jens Förster gives up the Alexander von Humboldt professorship

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Over the last several days a consortium of people interested in herpetology, weird animals, animal lore, and special effects have worked tog

Was I Wrong about “The End of Science”? | Cross-Check, Scientific Americ...
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One of the coolest—and most stressful--moments of my career took place November 7, 1996, when I was a staff writer for Scientific American.

IF: Impact Factor....or inflation factor?
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As in many departments, our graduate students and post-docs here in the Penn State Anthropology Department hold weekly 'journal clubs' where

The Bouletcorp » What if it was all true?
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You may use these HTML tags and attributes: . 1)Message de Anonymous posté le 11 April 2015 à 13:37:30. What do you mean by "if it was true?

Don't Think Open Access Is Important? It Might Have Prevented Much Of Th...
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For years now, we've been talking up the importance of open access to scientific research. Big journals like Elsevier have generally fought