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Tag: publishing

July 2020
two researchers in two separate elevators, wearing COVID-19 protective gear

Researchers grapple with anxiety, new policies as universities reopen

by  /  13 July 2020

With pandemic restrictions lifting, many researchers are cautiously returning to work.

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June 2020

Researcher connections: Understanding a decade of collaborations in autism research

by  /  12 June 2020

Spectrum reviewed more than 35,000 journal articles and nearly 6,700 grants to home in on a highly interconnected network of 150 scientists who are advancing autism research through collaboration.

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Meet the autistic scientists redefining autism research

by  /  10 June 2020

Growing ranks of researchers on the spectrum are overcoming barriers — from neurotypical bias to sensory sensitivities — to shape autism science.

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March 2020
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Journals prepare for changes as coronavirus interrupts research

by  /  26 March 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic disrupts researchers’ working lives, the academic journals that publish their work are adjusting too.

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Preprints of autism research, explained

by  /  11 March 2020

Over the past decade, biologists have increasingly been posting their research results on preprint servers, ahead of the results’ publication in traditional scientific journals.

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January 2020

Psychology research skews mostly white and wealthy

by ,  /  27 January 2020

For decades, the overwhelming majority of psychology research has examined people who live in the United States and other affluent Western countries — presenting a skewed view of the human mind.

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July 2019
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Preprint server aims to lead medical research into era of open science

by  /  31 July 2019

Envisioned as bioRxiv’s clinical cousin, the new preprint server medRxiv hosts unpublished manuscripts describing original medical research.

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June 2019
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Data analysis, open access could improve peer-review process

by ,  /  26 June 2019

Data analysis can improve the vetting of scientific papers, but first publishers must agree to make the information public.

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April 2019
Books are flying away in a blue sky

Call for action: Scientists need to push for open-access science

by ,  /  23 April 2019

Libraries and funding agencies are finally flexing their muscles against journal paywalls. Authors should follow suit.

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March 2019
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Statistics experts urge scientists to rethink the p-value

by ,  /  25 March 2019

The American Statistical Association is asking researchers to revamp how they use common statistical methods.

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