Partnering with Kudos to help authors maximize impact

F1000Research has partnered with Kudos, a free service that provides researchers with simple tools to maximize the reach and impact of their published articles. We want to help ensure that research reaches the widest possible audience. The service is suitable for all academics, including those who are not already active on social media and might […]

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Three years of IGAD: progression and evolution

This guest post is contributed by Imma Subirats & Jenny Knighton, both of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Imma is the co-chair of the Research Data Alliance Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD), which is the subject of this post. She is also an advisor to the OKAD channel on […]

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Antibody Validation: who’s responsibility is it?

The quality assurance and confidence in commercially available antibodies is something researchers naturally expect. Antibodies are a mainstay reagent in laboratories globally, but despite their abundant use they’re often the source of experimental torment. Inconsistencies in antibody catalogues and batch-to-batch variability means sometimes researchers are unable to reliably provide expected results and this uncertainty ultimately […]

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A call for papeRs

This year is the 40th anniversary of S, the ancestor of R – the open source language that has become an indispensable tool to the life sciences. It is also the 15th anniversary of Bioconductor, the software project focussing on the analysis of high-throughput genomic data, which is built on R. To mark these occasions […]

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