The copyright question behind Obama’s recent publication in a medical journal
#ObamaJAMA highlights a loophole in copyright law.
On Jul 20, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
‘Nature’ is creating a new online journal—but it won’t be open access
It'll publish scientific content related to human behavior.
On Mar 25, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
Dogs labeled as ‘pit bulls’ are damned to longer shelter stays
Study finds that adoptions go up when shelters don't attempt to label breeds.
On Mar 23, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
Scientific journal under fire for paper that suggests a ‘Creator’ designed the human hand
Some are calling for a retraction.
On Mar 2, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
Help the ‘Kickstarter of science’ pick the best marine-mammal study to get extra funding
Whales, dolphins, manatees, and seals need saving!
On Jan 28, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
Gaze upon 118 bird migrations in one mesmerizing GIF
Researchers crowdsourced observations from birders to make it.
On Jan 23, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
Scientists rediscover Jerdon’s tree frogs, previously believed extinct
A discovery more than 100 years in the making.
On Jan 21, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
Scientists have christened a newly discovered dinosaur the ‘dragon robber’
It’s the oldest dinosaur discovered from the Jurassic era in Wales
On Jan 20, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
Scientist’s reputation may not crumble when research is scrutinized, study says
Can’t replicate your results? No problem, study says.
On Dec 14, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey
Many researchers don’t share their raw data like they’re supposed to
Even though they should.
On Dec 8, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey
Academic watchdog spearheads online database of retracted papers
Retraction Watch partners with the Center for Open Science for crucial database.
On Nov 25, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey
Everyone stop freaking out about herpes
The World Health Organization's herpes stats are no cause for alarm.
On Oct 30, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey
How scientists are dealing with an online, open-access future
Open-access publishing is inevitable. Can science catch up?
On Oct 24, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey
The high-stakes online future of open-access science
It's Open Access Week. And that's good news for science.
On Oct 19, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey