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One of the largest repositories of molecular brain cancer data in the world, the enhanced REMBRANDT is more comprehensive than an earlier NCI-hosted version.

A pair of researchers has found that retracted papers are often still cited and call for them to be harder to access, Retraction Watch reports.

Just Skip that Step

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.

Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

What happens to scientific papers when certain journals are no longer published? Some scientists are trying to make sure they don't disappear forever.

Talk It Up on Twitter

An analysis appearing in PeerJ finds that social media mentions of a paper may lead to increased citations.

The US National Institutes of Health has decided to discontinue PubMed Commons because of low uptake.

Keep It Quality

The National Institutes of Health's Office of Extramural Research expands on its recent call for researchers to avoid publishing in problematic journals at Retraction Watch.

A scientific publishing expert calls for peer reviews to be made public alongside the papers they critique, according to Retraction Watch.

According to Nature News, the African Academy of Sciences is launching an open-access publishing platform next year.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.