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    1. Cancer Biology

    Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology: Time to do something about reproducibility

    Sean J Morrison
    Individual scientists, scientific communities and scientific journals can do more to assess the publication of irreproducible results, to promote good science, and to increase the efficiency with which the scientific community self-corrects.
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  1. Scientific Publishing: Advancing research

    Mark Patterson et al.
    eLife has introduced a new type of article–the Research Advance–that allows the authors of an eLife paper to publish results that build on their original research paper.
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  2. Scientific Publishing: Coming soon to a screen near you

    Melissa Harrison
    As eLife starts to publish the accepted versions of certain Research Articles, we explain what happens once a manuscript has been accepted for publication.
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    1. Ecology

    Research: Ecology in the genomics era of a degraded planet

    Ian T Baldwin
    Modern research in ecology draws upon a wide range of different techniques and can offer fresh insights on how to tackle a range of challenges facing the natural world.
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  3. Careers: eLife and early career researchers

    Randy Schekman et al.
    There are many reasons for submitting your best work to eLife, especially if you are an early career researcher.
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  4. Scientific Publishing: A year in the life of eLife

    Randy Schekman et al.
    Improving the peer review process, overcoming the limitations of print journals and providing open access to the very best work in the life and biomedical sciences are three highlights of our first year.
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  5. Science Policy: Reforming research assessment

    Randy Schekman, Mark Patterson
    It is time for the research community to rethink how the outputs of scientific research are evaluated and, as the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment makes clear, this should involve replacing the journal impact factor with a broad range of more meaningful approaches.
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  6. Scientific Publishing: The eLife approach to peer review

    Randy Schekman et al.
    All editorial decisions at eLife are taken by working scientists in a process that emphasizes fairness, speed and transparency.
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  7. Scientific Publishing: Launching eLife, Part 2

    Randy Schekman et al.
    With a commitment to open access and innovation in peer review, eLife aims to publish important results in the life and biomedical sciences in a flexible digital format that allows authors to present their work in full, including the key data on which the conclusions are based.
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  8. Scientific Publishing: Launching eLife, Part 1

    Randy Schekman et al.
    The new open-access journal eLife has launched, making its first content available in PubMed Central. In addition to publishing science of the highest quality, the journal aims to improve both the peer-review process and the presentation of new research results.
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