News tagged with research publication

The governance of synthetic biology

The Synthetic Biology Project at the Woodrow Wilson Center is launching a new web-based Synthetic Biology Scorecard, designed to track federal and non-federal efforts to improve the governance of synthetic biology resear ...

Feb 08, 2012
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Nobel history illustrates gap in grants to young scientists

A new study by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy illustrates a disconnect between government funding of biomedical research by young investigators and a novel standard by which to judge it: the Nobel Prize.

Jan 10, 2012
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Online game aims to improve scientific peer review accuracy

Peer review of scientific research is an essential component of research publication, the awarding of grants, and academic promotion. Reviewers are often anonymous. However, a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins ...

Nov 09, 2011
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China set to outstrip US in science research output

China has shot to second place in the number of articles published in international science magazines and in a few years will take the top spot from the United States, according to a new report. ...

Mar 29, 2011
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New evidence of the power of open access

New findings settle one of the arguments about Open Access (OA) research publications: Are they more likely to be cited because they were made OA, or were they made OA because they were more likely to be cited?

Oct 18, 2010
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Stem Cells Immune From Presidential Pressures

(PhysOrg.com) -- A newly published University of Arizona study shows that media coverage of stem cell research remained generally positive despite opposition from the George W. Bush White House. The study shows that news ...

Jul 23, 2010
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