US COVID-origins hearing puts scientific journals in the hot seat

Brad Wenstrup (right), a Republican from Ohio who chairs the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic, speaks with Raul Ruiz (left), a Democrat from California who is ranking member of the subcommittee.Credit: Al Drago/Bloomberg/Getty During a public hearing in Washington DC today, Republicans in the US House of Representatives alleged that government scientists unduly influenced … Read more

China has a list of suspect journals and it’s just been updated

The National Science Library of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing.Credit: Yang Qing/Imago via Alamy China has updated its list of journals that are deemed to be untrustworthy, predatory or not serving the Chinese research community’s interests. Called the Early Warning Journal List, the latest edition, published last month, includes 24 journals from about … Read more

Journey Journals: Unforgettable Narratives from Across the Globe

Travel has a certain quality that makes it exciting to look forward to new experiences, thrilling to explore foreign lands, and joyful to appreciate the wonder of many civilizations. While mementos and pictures might capture a specific moment, travel diaries take it a step further by providing a story that completely immerses you in the … Read more