Scientific papers can fall at many hurdles in the peer review process, which is what it’s there for. However, not even reaching peer review because an editor rejected it, can be really hard to swallow. It’s called rejected without review and here’s why it happens.

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The Power of Words

On November 17, 2011 By

Another very inspiring video, this time on the power of words. Need I say more about what this means as a writer.

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This is a very inspiring tale of throwing open the drug discovery pipeline targeting rare cancers. Jay Bradner tells us how they discovered a molecule (called JQ1) that stops cancer knowing that it’s cancer. Then instead of patenting the molecule (as many a pharma company would) they published the findings and mail samples [...]

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Last year, I made a first foray into blogging here. I learned a bit! The idea was to pick over interesting ideas loosely related to science communications, academic publishing and other bits and pieces. Well, things have changed with 24 Media Labs and I’ve decided to take it in a different direction. The [...]

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Why do you need a blog?

On October 15, 2011 By

I’ve been considering doing this (blogging) for a while but for one reason or another, it just never really happened. It’s time for a change and to start walking the talk. Find out more about what I’m doing and hoping to achieve.

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