Feb 24, 2011
Science video widget – Shortform offered me a sneak preview of their video widget, which allows users to embed a video channel into their blog.
Contraceptive pill not to blame for feminized fish – Despite claims that excreted contraceptive hormones are causing endocrine disruption in aquatic animals evidence suggests that this is not the case.
Dark Energy, Dark Matter – What is the difference between dark energy and dark matter? NASA explains…even though they …
Feb 19, 2011
Fix your H, increase citations and get more grant money – Citations have become the currency of science, which is used to reward scientists and scientific institutions. Small variations in citation scores can make millions of pounds difference in the financial outcomes of national Research Assessments . Therefore keeping your citation record updated is of critical importance.
First February Alchemist – Something for the Alchemist to get his teeth into this week with chiton …
Feb 17, 2011
How do you rank science, how do you rate scientists, what kudos do you give their papers and what metrics do you attach to the impact of a paper? They’re questions as old as the scientific literature itself. But, no one has resolved them. Independent organisations and publishers have attempted with the likes of the ISI Impact Factor. Academics weary of the prominent journals and the prominent researchers getting all the “gold stars” have …
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