Monthly Archives: September 2013

Integrity in research is like handing over the keys when you’ve had one too many

I just read about Matthew Poore and the data he falsified: http://ori.dhhs.gov/content/case-summary-poore-matthew Here’s what I think: lying about research is like drunk driving.  It’s too easy to do.  And we aren’t very good at detecting all the times it happens.  … Continue reading

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Open Access – who’s going to pay for it?

Science Publications (http://thescipub.com/) is a company that publishes peer-reviewed research online in 29 different journals with unlimited access for the general public.  Authors pay $45-$70/page for the first 8 pages and $100/page for extra pages.  This fee covers: “the journal’s … Continue reading

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Mission: Education?

Graduating from a college does not qualify you to be an expert on college education in general or even your alma mater.  In fact, far from it.  My undergraduate experience was entirely unique to me and my chosen path through school.  My classmates … Continue reading

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