Archive: October 2012

The kinds of attention that scholarly articles receive often tell interesting stories. In the “Interactions” weekly series of blog posts, we look at how intertwining conversations and differing views of the general public, scientists, medical professionals, and science communicators contribute to the overall impact of a scholarly article. The hurdles of a research career In […]

The kinds of attention that scholarly articles receive often tell interesting stories. In the “Interactions” weekly series of blog posts, we look at how intertwining conversations and differing views of the general public, scientists, medical professionals, and science communicators contribute to the overall impact of a scholarly article.   Science in the making Science is […]

The kinds of attention that scholarly articles receive often tell interesting stories. In the “Interactions” weekly series of blog posts, we look at how intertwining conversations and differing views of the general public, scientists, medical professionals, and science communicators contribute to the overall impact of a scholarly article. The first wave: making a “big” splash […]

  SciCombinator pulls together a list of the most talked about content from PubMed and allows you to browse or comment on it. It is, in a word, awesome. SciCombinator is a scientific news aggregation and discussion site. We collate, score and rank scientific articles based on their Altmetric score and other metadata to bring you the […]

The kinds of attention that scholarly articles receive often tell interesting stories. In the “Interactions” weekly series of blog posts, we look at how intertwining conversations and differing views of the general public, scientists, medical professionals, and science communicators contribute to the overall impact of a scholarly article.   Where does science fit in our […]

… almost certainly not, is the short answer. Makes for a fun conspiracy theory though. Maybe once a month we see an article temporarily jump to the top of the attention rankings because it has been randomly selected as filler content by a Twitter spambot network. The intention, I guess, is that if you go […]