A Time to 'Evolve'

Information technology is fast-evolving, says Business Bytes Genes Molecules' Deepak Singh, and the publishing of scientific literature needs to keep up. Whether it be tweeting, peer review, or information platforms which "combine science with the social," scientific discourse needs to use all the tools at its disposal to "evolve," Singh says. "What that evolution will be is unclear but if we don't we hurt science, and we put up unnecessary roadblocks," he adds.

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