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  1. 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.
  2. In the laboratory of science policy: an interview with Richard Aragon

    A “completely random” encounter with a former classmate propelled Richard Aragon from a postdoc to the world of science policy. He now works for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as the Chief of the Office of Program Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS).
  3. Point of View: Making science count in government

    Ian Boyd
    Science is an essential component of policy-making in most areas of government, but the scientific community does not always understand its role in this process.
  4. Point of View: Open exploration

    William Hedley Thompson et al.
    There is a clear need to encourage exploratory research within the framework of open science.
  5. Point of View: Hidden value

    Brooke Morriswood, Oliver Hoeller
    The fact that it is difficult to evaluate and compare the outputs of individual researchers might actually be good for science.
    1. Medicine
    2. Neuroscience

    Point of View: Coordinating a new approach to basic research into Parkinson’s disease

    Randy Schekman, Ekemini AU Riley
    The ASAP initiative will incentivize collaboration between researchers and encourage open-science practices to improve our understanding of the biology underlying Parkinson's disease.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology

    Cutting Edge: Anatomy of BioJS, an open source community for the life sciences

    Guy Yachdav et al.
    Community nurturing is the single most important factor in determining the sustainability of an open source project such as BioJS.
  6. Living Science: The humanity of science

    Indira M Raman
    Science can provide cures and improve health, and it can also make us more humane.
  7. Point of View: Priority of discovery in the life sciences

    Ronald D Vale, Anthony A Hyman
    Disclosing work prior to submission to a journal would benefit scientists seeking to be acknowledged for their discoveries.
  8. Living Science: Uniting the nations of science

    Eve Marder
    As the world becomes smaller and more uniform, it is important to remember that creativity in science can happen anywhere.

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