Some European institutions, according to a recently published Nature article, have started to rely on science integrity inspectors to review papers prior to submission for errors in manuscripts.1 So far, this has not caught on in the United States. The question is, should it? One of the institutes highlighted in the Nature article was the Fritz Lipman Institute (FLI) in … [Read more...] about Science Integrity
By Claudia Neuhauser, Ph.D. and Brian Herman, Ph.D. Free exchange of ideas created a global community of scholars We have enjoyed and benefited from decades of relative tranquility in academia where the focus on fundamental science created a global community of scholars that came with a free and unrestrained exchange of ideas. Research thrived in this community without … [Read more...] about How Should Universities View China?
With the massive amounts of data available, the desire to mine it all to come up with detailed recommendations to improve the bottom line in business, health, education and you-name-it is at an all-time high. There’s a lot of enthusiasm in the medical field in particular to mine the rich data from health records and the various devices that generate our second-by-second digital … [Read more...] about Why Giving Health Records to Big Data Companies Won’t Improve Health Outcomes