A graphical guide to the impact of the Olympics on science
Uncertainty reigns as the U.K. struggles with how to sever its relationship with the E.U.
Case announced hours after the World Health Organization declares spread of virus stopped in west Africa
Researchers upload papers to arXiv before peer review for faster feedback
As Google Scholar approaches its 10th anniversary, Nature spoke to its co-creator Anurag Acharya
Changes clarify procedures for telling participants in NIH-funded studies how their data might be used.
A survey explores why large academic social networks have taken off to a degree that no one expected a few years ago
Thomson Reuters vows to be clearer in the future about the "impact factor," an annual ranking of more than 10,000 scientific journals
Science's new policy follows efforts by other journals to bolster standards of data analysis
The Square Kilometer Array's loss of Germany's support would be "disappointing, but not catastrophic"
Carbon capture and storage has progressed slowly, reflecting a lack of enthusiasm for financing large projects despite higher costs of forgoing it
A medical panel now suggests that bulk purchasing of the influenza drug Tamiflu, on which the U.S. has spent $1.5B, was a waste of money
Conference proceedings were removed from subscription databases after a scientist revealed they were computer-generated
Scholarly articles in digital forms overtook printed ones, but academics spent less time on each.
A major journal is balking at the plan, preventing over 3,000 high-energy physics papers from becoming open-access and sparking a minor stand-off with CERN
An online ranking that compares the performance of academics across all fields found that Karl Marx is the most influential scholar and Edward Witten is the most influential scientist
An inexpensive coat of antioxidants helps an electric charge to dissipate from plastics and rubber
The ERC's support provides a taste of what may be to come for the arXiv, including more financial support for the web site by other research funders and publishers
Atoms are being stretched, stripped and contorted to new and bizarre limits
The UK's chief scientific advisor warns that the moratorium could harm the continent's crop production, but environmental groups pronounced the two-year ban a victory