Pressure to ‘publish or perish’ and get results out as quickly as possible has led to weak study designs and shortened peer-review processes.
Politics and the lack of compensation are among the factors that can undermine the peer review process, which is important to the quality of knowledge in academic journals.
American men see manhood in opposition to womanhood. Danes, on the other hand, see manhood as not acting immaturely, as a boy would.
Australia’s allies are serious about the risk of research espionage - and one way or another, we need to catch up.
The findings push back against the notion that many transgender people end up wishing they hadn’t gone through with gender-affirming surgeries.
With the fourth significant shortage of helium in a decade continuing, companies and researchers are looking for alternative sources.
The new Netflix documentary follows identical twins as they adopt different diets. This is a great example of a twin study – a uniquely useful research tool in science.
Though they’re sometimes characterized as attention-addled homebodies, younger people see a real value in libraries − one that goes beyond books.
Researchers have made a fascinating observation: a polar bear used a diving hunting technique, never before reported, to capture large moulting snow geese.
Montréal is home to one of the world’s largest brain banks, the Douglas-Bell Canada Brain Bank, where discoveries about different neurological and psychiatric diseases are made.
If scientists cannot freely conduct and communicate their work, the gap between evidence and policy widens, and that means Canada gets less effective laws and policies.
ChatGPT can explain key concepts and information that can help people make the most of their time locating, accessing and interpreting archives. But ChatGPT can also give false information.
By disguising her name, Alcott could publish in less prestigious venues without worrying about tarnishing her literary reputation.
Translation involves more than just transferring words from one language to another. Better translations of study materials can improve both the diversity of study participants and research results.
Organoids — clusters of specialized cells designed to mimic organs — enable researchers to study biological processes and the effects of drugs.
The project, spanning researchers across science and the humanities, looks at how ‘research assessment’ affects research in Australia.
To inform university responses to online harassment affecting graduate students, artist-researchers created original artworks in response to interviews with their peers who experienced online hate.
Giraffes are vulnerable to extinction, mainly due to habitat loss and killing for bushmeat markets. The good news is human actions can alleviate that danger.
246 scientists looked at the same data sets and drew very different conclusions.
Conversations about scientific research and technological innovations allow the public to build trust with experts, and understand the impacts on everyday lives.