17 Researchers Resign in Protest from Editorial Board at Nature Journal
More than a dozen members of the editorial board at Scientific Reports have resigned after the journal decided not to retract a 2016 paper that a researcher claims plagiarized his work. As of this morning, 19 people — mostly researchers based at Johns Hopkins — had stepped down from the board.
Publishing needs more science, fewer stories: Q&A with founders of ScienceMatters
Ever wish you could just publish an exciting result, without having to wait for the entire string of data that follows in order to tell an entire story, which then gets held up for months by peer review at traditional journals?
How does Jeremy Berg plan to address reproducibility in Science?
The former director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the U.S. National Institutes of Health has a new job. On July 1st, biochemist Jeremy Berg will take the helm as the editor-in-chief of Science.
"Evidence-based medicine has been hijacked:" A confession from John Ioannidis
John Ioannidis is perhaps best known for a 2005 paper “Why Most Published Research Findings Are False.” One of the most highly cited researchers in the world, Ioannidis, a professor at Stanford, has built a career in the field of meta-research.
Psychology has been home to some of the most infamous cases of fraud in recent years, and while it's just a few bad apples who are spoiling the bunch, the field itself has seen an overall increase in retractions.
Shigeaki Kato notches five more retractions, including one in Nature
An endocrinologist who resigned from the University of Tokyo in March 2012 amid an investigation that concluded 43 of his papers should be retracted, has retracted five more papers. The newest is in this week's Nature.