Publishers join with STM to develop new standardised tools to tackle paper mills.
Read about the new weapon in the fight against bogus scientific research articles.
Read about the results of Nature’s transparent peer review pilot and how it could benefit the research community.
Spotting fake images in scientific research: insights from science integrity consultant Elisabeth Bik
Elisabeth Bik discusses the importance of science integrity and the issue of manipulated images within scientific publications.
Find out how authors’ self-disclosures compare with payment data reported by the medical industry.
A recent analysis of randomised controlled vaccine trials suggests there are still improvements to be made.
Read about the potential impacts of large language models, and what needs to happen to ensure they benefit, rather than hinder, scientific fields.
Learn about the current failings in race and ethnicity reporting in regulatory documents and medical literature and how they can be overcome.
A recent study revealed that many researchers fail to comply with their data sharing statement.
Read about the new 28-item checklist developed to aid decision-making in health economic evaluations.
Read about EQUATOR Network’s updated GoodReports website, new downloadable and editable article templates and a call for researchers to help test whether the templates improve research reporting.
Read about the upcoming NIH requirement to include a data management and sharing plan in all grant applications for projects collecting scientific data.
Read about Cochrane reviewers’ approaches to detecting and tackling potential fraud in clinical trial publications.
Read about the proposed actions to increase social justice in scientific publishing.
Read about the pros and cons of disclosing reviewer identities as part of the open review process.
Preprints have changed the way that authors can receive feedback on their manuscript; but when does it verge on ‘unethical’ duplicate peer review?