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Scientific Reports On Track To Become Largest Journal In The World

PLOS ONE is poised to lose its claim as the largest journal in the world soon, with rival journal, Scientific Reports, taking its place. 836 more words

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TRIBUNAL ORDERS RELEASE OF PACE TRIAL DATA

August 16, 2016, 8:51 a.m EST: I’ve only just received a scan of the 48 page judgment. Because the scan is not searchable, I dictated the closing Majority decision. 2,139 more words

For Scholarly Communications, Double-dipping is Double the Fun

Since commerce is inherently evil, and commerce connected to the academy even more so, then it must be an exceedingly dastardly deed for a publisher to engage in double-dipping, in which the same content finds one audience in institutions and another among the authors who create it, sometimes in violation of an author’s contract. 1,550 more words

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Surplus river basins in India face drop in rainfall, IIT researchers say

A study carried out by a team of researchers from IIT Madras and IIT Bombay has found a decrease in spatial variability of mean monsoon rainfall over major river basins in India. 393 more words

PLOS ONE

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… 459 more words

Editorial

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

Science

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

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