Monthly Archive: June 2010

World Cup of Impact Factors

The Journal Citation Reports (JCR) for 2009 were published this week. To the constant chagrin of many scientists, these are outdated even as they are made public (for example, the Impact Factors for 2009 were just published in the middle...


Of models and sea otters

In my last post, I tried to explain my work as simply as I could. This is a notoriously difficult task for people in research: we get so caught up in the technical terms and the complexities of our work...