Journals Seek Out Preprints
Journals Seek Out Preprints

With its recruitment of dedicated “preprint editors,” PLOS Genetics makes official the practice of soliciting non-peer–reviewed manuscripts posted online. 

How Traffic Noise Affects Tree Frogs
How Traffic Noise Affects Tree Frogs

Constant exposure to the sounds of a busy road can impact a male European tree frog’s stress levels, immune system, and vocal sac coloration, scientists show.

Replication Complications
Replication Complications

An initiative to replicate key findings in cancer biology yields a preliminary conclusion: it’s difficult.

Tenure Under Attack in Two More States
Tenure Under Attack in Two More States

Proposed legislation would eliminate academic tenure at public universities in Iowa and Missouri, echoing a move that has already gutted such permanent posts in Wisconsin.

TS Picks: Obama’s Science Legacy
TS Picks: Obama’s Science Legacy

During his two terms in office, President Barack Obama pushed for action on climate change, injected “innovation” into science and tech, bet big on biomedical research, and published papers in peer-reviewed journals. Here’s a look at his efforts to “put science in its rightful place.”

Opinion: Reuse and Reduce
Opinion: Reuse and Reduce

Sharing leftover samples from preclinical experiments is one way biomedical researchers can make the most of animal models.