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Standards for Submitting Scientific Studies to PLOS ONE

An educator with more than a decade of experience, Erik Andrulis served as an assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University. Since completing his PhD in molecular biology and biochemistry, Erik Andrulis has coauthored numerous papers, including “The Mitochondrial RNA Landscape of Saccharomyces cerevisiae,” published in the… 159 more words


What is next for Coyne of the Realm after Queen Mary University London releases PACE trial data?

I was without Internet until my plane from Zurich touched down in Philadelphia. Gmail wasn’t loading as we taxied in on the tarmac. As a result, my first notification of the Queen Mary University London (QMUL) release of the PACE chronic fatigue syndrome trial data was a direct Facebook message from an Irish student, Aine Hefferon. 935 more words


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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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


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