peer-reviewed publication

Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.

Happier Reviewers?

The company Publons aims to make being a peer reviewer a more attractive task, the Economist reports.

In at PLOS One

Retraction Watch speaks with PLOS One's new editor about the journal's decline in the number of papers published and his plans for the journal.

AI for Peer Review

Scientific publishers are looking into whether artificial intelligence can help the peer-review process, Wired reports.

A pair of researchers from the American Geophysical Union examines why women are less likely to serve as peer reviewers.

The Ottawa Citizen got a fake paper published in its test of quality control at two Canadian publishers recently bought by OMICS International.

One of Dozens

The Economist takes a look at the rise in the number of authors on scientific papers.

The Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium hopes that the terms will be widely adopted by labs and help advance adoption of PGx test results across systems. 

At Nature Jobs, the University of Hull's Mark Lorch offers five tips to help you get your paper noticed.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.