What should I do if I disagree with an editor's decision?

The reality of being a scientist is that not all papers are going to be accepted. However, there are times when one may not completely agree as to why a paper got rejected. A recent post by Jerry Fagerberg at CellPress discusses how to start a conversation with editors about their decision. What should I [...]

Opinion: Why It Is Time to Make Conferences Worth It

Very little science from meetings reaches a meaningfully large audience. NICHOLAS ROWE Taken from https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/opinion--why-it-is-time-to-make-conferences-worth-it-66496 Having studied conferences for the last 10 years, I have come to find a disparity in the amount of time and resources scientists put into them and the benefits scientists get out of them as far as transmitting and receiving [...]

A Vision for the Future of Science: Conquering the Unknown.

Earlier last month we discussed a recent advancement in the STEM field, artificial intelligence. Despite its massive promise in the field of science and medicine, AI proves to be just a drop in the proverbial bucket of advancements that we have seen in the field of science and technology. Francis Collins, the drector of the [...]