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right to privacy
right to privacy

Scientists Are Debating Whether Animals Have a Right to Privacy

A growing number of scientists are deliberately concealing tracking data to protect their location.
Sarah Hewitt
6.5.17
Luxury Week
Luxury Week

A Hypothetical, $37,500 Day in the Life of a Luxury Technophile

$37,500 in gadgets, that is.
Nikkitha Bakshani
9.26.16
nasa
nasa

​From Now On You'll Be Able to Access NASA Research for Free

NASA launches 'PubSpace' to make research it funds public.
Victoria Turk
8.17.16
psychology
psychology

A Huge Study Found Less than Half of Psychology Findings Were Reproducible

More evidence that science isn’t as self-correcting as you might hope.
Victoria Turk
8.27.15
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

Fraud, Misconduct, Mistakes: This Blog Finds the Stories Behind Retracted Papers

Five years on, Retraction Watch continues to push harder for transparency in scientific publishing.
Victoria Turk
8.20.15
Culture
Culture

This Is the Twitter of Scientific Journals: 200 Words or Less

The Journal of Brief Ideas. Short science, now.
Jason Koebler
2.18.15
Art
Art

​The Poem That Passed the Turing Test

They should have sent a computer.
Brian Merchant
2.5.15
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

These Charities Want to Pay for Your Access to Scientific Journals

Open access publishing comes at a price, and a group of British charities are offering to pay.
Victoria Turk
9.3.14
Culture
Culture

Do Science Journals Need an Alternative to Peer Review?

The latest controversy over a stem cell study reignites debate over the process of publishing breakthrough research.
Victoria Turk
3.14.14
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

A Torrent Site Wants to Be the New Academic Library

As the UK makes more journals freely available to library users, a couple of US researchers have a more modern approach to sharing data.
Victoria Turk
2.3.14
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

Why Scientific Papers Are Like Pop Music

You're more likely to have a hit if you're famous already.
Victoria Turk
1.27.14
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

Scientists Are Struggling to Wade Through the Bullshit of Fake Academic Publications

Be careful what you read online.
Adam Clark Estes
4.8.13