There is a recent letter at Nature saying
I have discovered a negative correlation between the number of papers that a scientist publishes per year and the number of times that that scientist is willing to accept manuscripts for review … I therefore suggest that journals should ask senior authors to provide evidence of their contribution to peer review as a condition for considering their manuscripts.
While I agree with the overall observation, Continue reading Payback for referees
Nature with his high rejection rate seems to deride us somewhat by publishing something like “Publish like a pro“. Their tips in the box, however, are excellent Continue reading You are only as good as your last paper
— a quote of a new FM article entitled “Looking for you” that sees blogs as a form fo self-presentation on the internet (blogs btw show a dramatic increase of 1,4 new blogs every second worldwide). I haven’t seen blogging activity so much as Continue reading People are, in a sense, on stage