For scientists, early to press means success
A provocative new study suggests it is straightforward to predict which academics will succeed as publishing scientists.
Scientific reproducibility is hampered by a lack of specificity of the material resources
A key requirement when performing scientific experiments is the accessibility of material resources, including the reagents or model organisms, needed to address a specific hypothesis. The published scientific literature ...
When is controversy (not) good for building product buzz?
A little bit of controversy can be intriguing, but too much turns consumers off, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Dairy study in top agriculture journal
Massey University researcher Dr Jean Margerison has had a research article accepted for publication in the prestigious Journal of Dairy Science.
Marketing researchers study effect of red on consumer behavior
Rajesh Bagchi was once an engineer in California and Colorado, providing software support on water and sewer master plans to utilities and consultants and co-authoring papers about polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-contaminated ...
Twitter widens window to links in tweets
Twitter added Wednesday to the array of online content people could preview in messages without having to click on links included in tweets.
Reduced tillage doesn't mean reduced cotton yields under drip irrigatio
Loss of production may be one concern cotton producers have on the Rolling Plains when considering switching to reduced- or no-tillage systems, said Dr. Paul DeLaune, Texas AgriLife Research environmental soil scientist in ...
Online tools are increasing the speed at which scientists make discoveries
Not all research papers receive their own hashtag on Twitter. But #arseniclife (as it was dubbed in tweets) was no ordinary paper.
Paid access to journal articles not a significant barrier for scientists
They say the best things in life are free, but when it comes to online scientific publishing, a new research report in The FASEB Journal suggests otherwise. In the report, Philip M. Davis from Cornell University shows that f ...
Plagiarism sleuths tackle full-text biomedical articles
In scientific publishing, how much reuse of text is too much? Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech and collaborators have shown that a computer-based text-searching tool is capable of unearthing ...
New study: Serious gaps in medical journals' disclosure of physician relationships with industry
Nearly half the surgeons who made at least $1 million in payments from orthopedic device companies did not have that relationship published in their scientific articles, according to a study released today in the on-line ...
Placing ads: Location, location, location
Marketers have always known they must carefully choose where they place their ads, but a new study in Journal of Consumer Research shows that even the nearby content in a publication—its difficulty and design—affect consum ...
Scientists' strategic reading of research enhanced by digital tools
The revolution in scientific publishing that has been promised since the 1980s is finally about to take place, according to two University of Illinois experts in information science.
Can downloads predict impact for scientific articles?
While the number of times a scientific article is cited by other articles is currently the gold standard for ranking its impact, online publishing offers another measure: the number of unique downloads.