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At Wake Radiology in North Carolina, roughly 50 doctors scrutinize x-rays and other images for local medical providers. Within a few weeks, they should start to get help on some lung CT scans from machine-learning algorithms that highlight potentially cancerous tissue nodules.

source: WIRED

Author of a recent academic scam faces disciplinary action by Portland State, for failing to alert his research review board before hoodwinking journal editors with outrageous articles. Many say he's guilty of bad form, but did he commit misconduct?

source: Inside Higher Ed

How far will Plan S spread? Since the September 2018 launch of the Europe-backed program to mandate immediate open access (OA) to scientific literature, 16 funders in 13 countries have signed on. That's still far shy of...

source: Science Magazine

UPNE has published academic, regional and general-interest books under its own imprints or those of member presses since launching in 1970. In 2002, the New England Independent Booksellers Association honored it as publisher of the year. This week, after nearly half a century,...

source: Seven Days

Universities are expensive engines of propaganda and intolerance, and many non-academics are offering scholarly material free online.

source: National Review

Ever wondered what your colleagues are searching for online? ‘Cancer’, ‘blockchain’ and ‘big data’ were among the top search terms in a major science database in 2018.

source: Nature


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