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CSIR sends a strong message to Indian scientists

In a rare and highly commendable move that has sent out a strong message to the Indian scientific community, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has… 444 more words


CSIR: IMTECH scientist sacked for fabricating data

Swaranjit Singh Cameotra, a senior scientist at the Chandigarh-based Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), a CSIR lab, has been removed from service early this month for fabricating data in three papers published in 2013 ( 524 more words


Discovered a new dinosaur species with tiny T. rex-like arms

A new dinosaur species has been discovered in Argentina: Gualicho shinyae.

This new member of the theropod family has tiny forearms that closely resemble those of the famous… 101 more words

Life Sciences

Accessibility of psychology papers: Will you sign the More Open Access Pledge?

In an ideal world, our knowledge would be of high quality and it would be accessible to all.

This guest blogpost is about an initiative to speed up accessibility: the… 707 more words

Hyping up the benefits of private cord blood banking

A first-of-its-kind study carried out in India, published on May 26 in the journal PLOS ONE, has revealed that the general understanding of umbilical cord blood banking is “poor”. 690 more words


Trauma research must be Open Access

We recently examined how global and how open the literature on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is.

Not so global, and not so open.

Only 13% of the publications of 2012 regarded samples in low- or middle-income countries and 58% were behind a paywall. 679 more words

Trauma Recovery


— traditional african beekeeping methods offer better protection against hive-destroying varroa mites than pesticides which, according to a study, are losing their potency.

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