In which journal a scientist publishes is considered one of the most crucial factors determining their career. The underlying common assumption is that only the best scientists manage to publish in a highly selective tier of the most prestigious...
Jon TennantDo you know someone in charge of hiring/funding/tenure/promotion? Do they use journal ranks in their assessments? Send them @brembs' latest paper and ask them to justify those decisions.
R⓪ss MounceRecommended reading: 'Prestigious Science Journals Struggle to Reach Even Average Reliability' doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.… by @brembs Shoutout to Cell for publishing on average the least reliable crystallographic research. Achievement Unlocked!
Richard PoynderPrestigious Science Journals Struggle to Reach Even Average Reliability
<p>The iSAFE software accurately identifies the favored mutation within a positive selective sweep region of the genome.</p>
Alon KeinaniSAFE (integrated Selection of Allele Favored by Evolution) for identifying the target mutation in a selective sweep, Akbari et al. w/ Vineet Bafna of @UCSanDiego@UCSDJacobs
Compare & contrast with SWIF(r) coming soon to a tweet near you.
Paddy Carterif the data shows a reduction in household earnings when microfinance is taken away, why isn't there evidence of a positive impact on earnings when it is supplied?
here's the evidence upon withdrawal
Today, Elsevier and Hypothesis are announcing a collaboration to align annotation capabilities in Elsevier’s Research Products with the emerging ecosystem of interoperable clients and services for annotation based on open standards and...
Why doesn't the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invest more in fighting noncommunicable diseases? Why does the foundation engage with the private sector? Does Gates have too much influence over the World Health Organization? Three Gates Foundation...
This blog post is closely related to a companion article where we discuss definitions and trends in the gender pay gap. It is also related to our articles exploring female labor force participation trends and determinants.