There has been lots of talk (including some in the media; see here and here and here) about the Graur et al. (2013) paper in GBE which was critical of ENCODE, much of it focusing on the tone of the paper. While the Graur et al. (2013) paper certainly doesn’t pull any punches in [...]
You may recall that I was an Associate Editor of the journal Evolution: Education and Outreach from 2007-2009. I also edited the first “special issue” of the journal, on the subject of eye evolution, and I wrote a number of papers for early issues of the journal.
I’m currently at Evolution 2012 in Ottawa, having spoken at an education workshop on Friday. Various people at the meeting have told me that they’ve found my education papers very useful, so I thought I would put links to them all in one convenient location and then direct people there. So, here they are:
The latest issue of Evolution: Education and Outreach is now available online. This is a special issue dedicated to Dr. Eugenie Scott of the National Center for Science Education on the occasion of her [redacted]th birthday!
A few of the papers are free online, but others require a subscription. Some positive news announced in [...]
I wasn’t going to discuss this because I’m not officially affiliated with the journal anymore, but I see it has been posted on the E:EO blog. Some good news about access to the journal. Still not satisfactory in my opinion, and doesn’t address the principle of how this all went down (which was my [...]
Medical Hypotheses takes a deliberately different approach to review: the editor sees his role as a ‘chooser’, not a ‘changer’, choosing to publish what are judged to be the best papers from those submitted. The Editor sometimes uses external referees to inform his opinion on a paper, but their role is [...]