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: journals should routinely check for plagiarism.
The Sceptical Chymist: why Xueming Yang became a chemist.
Nascent : how to organise an unconference.
The Great Beyond: temper tantrum by a medical journal.
Methagora: Nature Methods’ most downloaded papers for February.
In the Field: A set of reports from the American Physical Society meeting.
The Seven Stones: Reason and the Internet.
The Great Beyond: tough times for medical charity research funders.
Indigenus: seeking readers’ suggestions for Nature India.
Nascent : Walls come tumbling down.
The Sceptical Chymist: how science is “communicated” to the media.
The Great Beyond: How many scientists are affected by research council’s controversial new funding policy?
Methagora: call for entries to photomicrography competition
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