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2011-09-12 14:58:08

Scientific research may be in decline across the globe because of growing pressures to report only positive results, new analysis suggests.

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2009-12-04 11:34:21

A recent research article published in the journal Scientometrics by a team from the University of Extremadura (UEX) has proved something that was already obvious to its scientific community – the extreme imbalance between the visibility of its male and female scientists.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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