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    1. Computational and Systems Biology
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    Meta-Research: Releasing a preprint is associated with more attention and citations for the peer-reviewed article

    Darwin Y Fu, Jacob J Hughey
    An analysis of more than 70,000 journal articles, including 5405 that were first released as a preprint on bioRxiv, shows that articles with a preprint received 49% more attention and 36% more citations than articles without one.
  1. Point of View: Competency-based assessment for the training of PhD students and early-career scientists

    Michael F Verderame et al.
    A method to assess the training of scientists, based on a set of 10 core competencies, is proposed.
  2. Philosophy of Biology: Understanding regeneration at different scales

    Kate MacCord, Jane Maienschein
    To understand how regeneration works across the different scales of living systems, we first need to identify the essential components underlying this process.
  3. Point of View: Science, art, society and Klimt’s University of Vienna paintings

    Alberto E Pereda
    A set of paintings by Gustav Klimt highlights ongoing tensions in the relationships between art, science and society.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Science Forum: Unit of analysis issues in laboratory-based research

    Nick R Parsons et al.
    A simulation study is used to demonstrate how mistakes in identifying the experimental unit and the unit of analysis can lead to incorrect analyses and inappropriate inferences when reporting research studies.
  4. Peer Review: Decisions, decisions

    Peter Rodgers
    Journals are exploring new approaches to peer review in order to reduce bias, increase transparency and respond to author preferences.
  5. Living Science: The humanity of science

    Indira M Raman
    Science can provide cures and improve health, and it can also make us more humane.
    1. Neuroscience

    Prediction Error: The expanding role of dopamine

    Bradley B Doll, Nathaniel D Daw
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    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Human Genetics: Immune response is a personal matter

    Pedro G Ferreira, Emmanouil T Dermitzakis
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