August 15, 2019 4-Step Checklist for Faster Scientific Research Use this 4-step checklist to help establish a faster, easier, and more cost-efficient search and discovery routine
August 7, 2019 Research Metrics: A Scholarly Impact Showdown The latest Journal Impact Factors (JIFs or IFs) have been released, which seeks to evaluate the relative importance of a publication within its field
July 18, 2019 FASTA Format: What Research Scientists Should Know In bioinformatics and biochemistry long character strings are often encoded in a format called FASTA. Here's a quick overview of the format and its uses.
July 11, 2019 Meet the Gadgeteers: Mario Treviño Last month we introduced you to Dr. Karina Chavez. This month, we managed to steal a few minutes of time from another Gadgeteer: Mario Treviño.
June 27, 2019 Peer Review: What's Old is New Again Science journal publishing is over 350 years old. Peer review approaches from the 17th and 18th century have come back as "new" ideas in the 21st century.
June 20, 2019 Peer Review: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly What are the major types of peer review? We look at single blind peer review, double blind peer review, and open peer review, their benefits and flaws.