Tag Archives: Citations

Does NIH fund innovative work? Does Nature care about publishing accurate articles?

Editor's Note: In a recent post we disagreed with a Nature article claiming that NIH doesn't support innovation. Our colleague Steven Salzberg actually looked at the data and wrote the guest post below.  Nature published an article last month with the provocative title … Continue reading

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Sunday data/statistics link roundup (12/30/12)

An interesting new app called 100plus, which looks like it uses public data to help determine how little decisions (walking more, one more glass of wine, etc.) lead to more or less health. Here's a post describing it on the … Continue reading

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A plot of my citations in Google Scholar vs. Web of Science

There has been some discussion about whether Google Scholar or one of the proprietary software companies numbers are better for citation counts. I personally think Google Scholar is better for a number of reasons: Higher numbers, but consistently/adjustably higher It’s free and the data … Continue reading

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R.A. Fisher is the most influential scientist ever

You can now see profiles of famous scientists on Google Scholar citations. Here are links to a few of them (via Ben L.). Von Neumann, Einstein, Newton, Feynman But their impact on science pales in comparison (with the possible exception … Continue reading

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