In their September 17 opinion piece, “Don’t Delay News of Medical Breakthroughs,” Eric Topol and Harlan Krumholz call for rapid publication of scientific results.
A group of NIH authors have released a new article-level metric called the RCR, which normalizes an article’s citations to those in its network. http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2015/10/22/029629
Ron Vale’s article detailing changes in communicating biomedical science and the potential benefits of the widespread use of preprints is now available at PNAS. The article previously appeared as a preprint on BiorXiv.