Lost in Transcription
This blog is about half science, and most of that is evolutionary biology, with a particular emphasis on genomic imprinting. Other topics include poetry and literature, politics, and current events.
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So, since the readers of this blog are, like, totally cultured and stuff, I’m sure you all spent Sunday poring over the New York Times Book Review. But, if you did not read the whole thing — presumably because the paper burst into flames when exposed to the searing heat of your intelligence — you [...]
So, following my previous post, I got some interesting feedback from a couple of biologists who were not completely sold on the idea of posting preprints of your work to the arXiv (or, now, the bioRxiv). Or, rather, they were not convinced that the cost-benefit calculus worked out in favor of posting. After all, as [...]
So, if you are a Physicist, or if you know a Physicist and are very patient, you’ve heard all about the arXiv, the preprint server that kicked off the open-access publication movement. If not, here’s what you need to know. The idea is that when you write up a paper, you post it online, where [...]
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