The Company of Biologists and its journal Development are seeking to appoint a new Community Manager to run its successful community website the Node and the journal’s social media activities. Launched in 2010, the Node is the place for the developmental biology community to share news, discuss issues relevant to the field and read about[…]
It was a summer afternoon in 2010 when Adam Marcus and I had the phone conversation that led to the birth of Retraction Watch. We had each been covering medicine and science for more than a decade, and we had come to realize that we shared an unusual obsession: Scientific retractions. We had both experienced[…]
Webcasting is a new art that is still being perfected, but which holds great promise for scientific collaboration at both small and large scales.
At the Node we welcome reports from scientific meetings, but only if the meeting organizers and speakers allow it. I’m currently writing the Node’s guidelines for meeting reports, and then realized I could fill an entire post with additional information and links. Unlike the guidelines, anything in this post is very general advice and not[…]