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Annals of Balderdash

Some academic and scientific papers read like incomprehensible babble, as though their authors randomly plucked erudite jargon and squashed it together into a sandwich with citations and graphs, and then some papers are quite literally just that.

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The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.

Two manuscript pages handwritten by Charles Darwin are going on the auction block, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.