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Testing Economics from the Celestial Observatory

October 4th, 2016 in

Satellite images of Earth are used to measure economic activity on a global scale.

Scientific Research is Conservative but Could be Accelerated

November 9th, 2015 in

Institutional and cultural pressures lead scientists to avoid risk-taking and choose inefficient research strategies.

Improving the allocation of biomedical research resources with big data

October 21st, 2015 in

Here, we present a health research opportunity index (health ROI) to measure the misalignment of biomedical needs and resources.

Pressure to ‘publish or perish’ may discourage innovative research

October 14th, 2015 in

he traditional pressure in academia for faculty to “publish or perish” advances knowledge in established areas. But...

Science: It’s a small world after all

June 12th, 2015 in

A massive new analysis of nearly 20 million biomedical journal articles by Knowlewdge Lab

The New Rules of Writing Science

May 4th, 2015 in

When writing the abstracts for journal articles, most scientists receive similar advice: keep it short, dry, and simple. But...