Amanda Laverick and Adrian Stanley talk about their experiences living and working in countries far from home.
Recognizing the importance of community engagement, but also some of the challenges facing traditional forms of engagement and incumbent facilitators, several chefs reflect on how one facilitates a community amidst today’s crisis.
A humorous look at how the human brain consistently reacts to crisis in a similar manner — by hording toilet paper.
With the world in chaos around us, this month we’ve asked the Chefs about superpowers! What would YOU select if you could pick any superpower? Let us know.
Living in our new world of videoconferencing makes it worth reconsidering a funny video on the perils of conference calls.
Bamini Jayabalasingham, Ylann Schemm, and Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski present the takeaways of a new report by Elsevier, “The Researcher Journey Through a Gender Lens”.
A visit to the world’s longest running video rental store and a lesson about the value of inconvenience.
Building a brain trust is a key part of the tasks of a CEO, as some difficult questions require the guidance and reflection of trusted advisors.
When was the last time everyone you knew experienced the same piece of culture at the same time? Is the age of shared cultural experiences over?
China is making great official strides in developing a system of scholarly communications. Tao Tao interviews two experts for their opinions on how international collaborations and internal developments are happening.
A look at the recent acquisition of EDP by Science Press, and the larger implications it holds for the future of Chinese science publishing.
The Washington Post looks at the long history of vaccine skepticism.
Using an amazing new technology from 1978 looks awfully familiar.
Bringing the authority of the academy to a broad audience should be second only to original research itself, especially if the research community hopes to retain or even increase the public’s support for the esoteric work that goes on behind the laboratory walls.
Authors want their papers published quickly while also expecting high-quality reviews. Reviewers want reasonable deadlines. These two groups come from the same communities so why the disconnect? This post by Angela Cochran looks at the numbers and offers suggestions for closing the gap.