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How freely should scientists share their data?

16 August 2018

Daniel Barron

The Open Science movement champions transparency, but how much and how quickly is a matter of dispute.

The problem with chasing publications

16 November 2017

Julia Lane

COMMENT: National initiatives that track people, rather than papers, will lead to better science in the United States.

On the biotech block

26 October 2017

Alexandra Ossola

New York's expensive office and lab spaces have deterred innovative life science firms, but with growing support for start-ups, the scene is changing.

Where the streets are paved with ideas

24 October 2017

Richard Florida

COMMENT: Most of the world's research and entrepreneurship is concentrated in a few megacities.