negative results

A “negative result” on the stem cell debate – currently under open peer review

This blog article was written by Eva Amsen for F1000 who we interviewed earlier about the young journal, open peer review and publishing negative results. The paper currently in open peer review at F1000 research reports the failure to reproduce the STAP findings earlier this year – and may set an example for the importance for publishing ‘negative results’.

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Liveblog from ‘In Science We Trust?’

In Science We Trust?‘ was a talk held in Cambridge this weekend as a part of Cambridge Science Festival, which runs from the 10th to 23rd March this year.

The panel talked about, amongst other publishing issues, these 3 main topics:
1. Why some topics are more fashionable than others?
2. What is the place of the so-called negative results in science publishing?
3. What should be considered first: the Impact Factor of the journal in which a paper is published or the number of citations for this paper?

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