A study recently published in Acta Cryst. (2007). D63, 941-950 by E. N. Brown and S. Ramaswamy on the quality of protein crystal structures revealed a positive correlation between a journal’s impact factor and the error rate in its published protein structures. The graph shown in my previous posting assumes the theoretical situation of a [...]
Entries from September 10th, 2007
September 10th, 2007 · No Comments · Open Science
September 9th, 2007 · 3 Comments · Publishing, Scientific Culture
Being a fan of “name that graph” blog items in Blue Obelisk blogs, I thought this one would make a nice instance.
September 7th, 2007 · No Comments · Open Science
I was entertained this morning by the reading of a C&EN newscript on science tattoos. A science blog by Carl Zimmer reports a number of of scientists wearing now just your regular style of tatoos but those proudly proclaiming their work. I especially liked the DNA dragon of Ad Bax. Another guy’s DNA tattoo gives, [...]