'The Pirate Bay of Science' Continues to Get Attacked Around the World
After publishers sued Sci-Hub, Russian ISPs are now preventing users from accessing the valuable scientific data repository and paywall killer.
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Scientists Are Debating Whether Animals Have a Right to Privacy
A growing number of scientists are deliberately concealing tracking data to protect their location.
How Piracy Became a Cause Celebre in the World of Academics
The advent of Sci-Hub has been labeled the Napster moment for academic publishing.
Introducing Ledger, the First Bitcoin-Only Academic Journal
Time to get nerdy.
A Huge Study Found Less than Half of Psychology Findings Were Reproducible
More evidence that science isn’t as self-correcting as you might hope.
Fraud, Misconduct, Mistakes: This Blog Finds the Stories Behind Retracted Papers
Five years on, Retraction Watch continues to push harder for transparency in scientific publishing.
The Warming World Intensified Africa's Civil Wars
There are many reasons for most armed conflict, but from a purely logical perspective, the theory that climate could play a role makes sense.
How We Retweet Science
We like studies that tell us about ourselves and world events, but hey, we also like a good laugh.