Here’s a summmary of posts from nature.com staff blogs over the past month or so that might be of interest to scientists as authors, communicators and peer reviewers:
The Great Beyond: thirteenth entry in the Nature News blog’s series of songs about science.
Spoonful of Medicine: economic packages to stimulate scientific research.
Nascent: a project to analyse how many, and what kind of, comments are made online to the scientific papers published in the journal PLOS One. Call for crowdsourcing help; enticing prizes for participants; results and analysis.
The Great Beyond: Galaxy Zoo 2 launches.
Spoonful of Medicine: we want your paper!
In The Field: reports from the AAAS meeting by Nature’s editors and journalists.
Sceptical Chymist: how universities can exploit their research.
Climate Feedback: call for citizen climate scientists.
The Great Beyond: Lego authorship (videos).
Methagora: scientists need to communicate more with the public.
Sceptical Chymist: thoughts on careers in chemistry arising from Univeristy Challenge disqualification.
Indigenus: Bloggers beware, in the light of a recent Indian court case.
Spoonful of Medicine: unravelling researchers’ financial ties.
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