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  1. Scientific Publishing: How early-career researchers are shaping eLife

    Mark Patterson, Randy Schekman
    Journals can benefit from listening to graduate students, postdocs and newly-independent group leaders.
    Editorial
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  2. Research: Publication bias and the canonization of false facts

    Silas Boye Nissen et al.
    Publication bias, in which positive results are preferentially reported by authors and published by journals, can restrict the visibility of evidence against false claims and allow such claims to be canonized inappropriately as facts.
  3. Research: Sci-Hub provides access to nearly all scholarly literature

    Daniel S Himmelstein et al.
    The availability of almost all articles from toll access journals in the Sci-Hub repository will disrupt scholarly publishing towards more open models.
  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. Plain-language Summaries of Research: Something for everyone

    Sarah Shailes
    Journals and other scientific organizations produce a diverse variety of plain-language summaries.
  6. Plain-language Summaries of Research: Writing for different readers

    Peter Rodgers
    More could be done to make research papers readily understandable by the public.
    1. Cell Biology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Evolutionary Biology: How elephants beat cancer

    Stephen J Gaughran et al.
    Insight
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  7. Peer Review: Consultative review is worth the wait

    Stuart RF King
    Editors, reviewers and authors share their experiences of consultative peer review at eLife.
    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology

    Point of View: How open science helps researchers succeed

    Erin C McKiernan et al.
    Open research practices bring significant benefits to researchers.
    1. Physics of Living Systems

    Point of View: Are theoretical results ‘Results’?

    Raymond E Goldstein
    There should be a prominent place for theory within biology papers, both as Results in papers that combine experiment and theory, and as Results in theory papers.