Victor Henning and William Gunn question the usefulness of the impact factor, the measure of an academic publication's influence, in an article in The Guardian's Higher Education Network blog this week.
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In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.
At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.
Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.
Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.