Peer review could reject breakthrough manuscripts, study shows
Los Alamos researchers create 'map of science'
(PhysOrg.com) -- Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have produced the world's first Map of Science—a high-resolution graphic depiction of the virtual trails scientists leave behind when they retrieve ...
Caltech beats out Harvard for top ranking
How to Spot an Influential Paper Based on its Citations
Coercive citation in academic publishing investigated
Two UAHuntsville faculty members from the College of Business were published today in the journal Science for their investigation of an important issue in research ethics.
Huge dictionary project completed after 90 years
An ambitious project to identify, explain and provide citations for the words written in cuneiform on clay tablets and carved in stone by Babylonians, Assyrians and others in Mesopotamia between 2500 B.C. ...
Researchers reveal hidden patterns in flow of manuscript submissions
How the 'Matthew Effect' helps some scientific papers gain popularity
Do scientific papers written by well-known scholars get more attention than they otherwise would receive because of their authors' high profiles?
Attention, please -- how innovations and Nobel Prize winners make it
"The rich-get-richer effect," is famous not only in sociology. It applies to the success of innovators as well. But if attention is paid only to people who are already at the top, how are scientific revolutions possible? ...
Scientific plagiarism: A growing problem in an era of shrinking research funding
As scientific researchers become evermore competitive for scarce funding, scientific journals are increasing efforts to identify submissions that plagiarize the work of others. Still, it may take years to identify and retract ...
Scientists who share data publicly receive more citations
A new study finds that papers with data shared in public gene expression archives received increased numbers of citations for at least five years. The large size of the study allowed the researchers to exclude ...
OECD report shows dramatic decline in patent quality
Academics earn street cred with TED Talks but no points from peers, research shows
(Phys.org) —TED Talks, the most popular conference and events website in the world with over 1 billion informational videos viewed, provides academics with increased popular exposure but does nothing to ...
Study: When local revenue falls, traffic citations go up
Got a lead foot? Hold on to your wallet.