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Blogs and Social Media Play Important Roles in Helping Scientists Engage the Public


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A new study from Pew Research Center, How Scientists Engage the Public, shows that the number of scientists who use social media and blogs to communicate with audiences is growing. According to the report, which surveyed 3,748 American-based scientists connected with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), nearly one in two scientists

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Nearly 20 Billion Pages Are Viewed on WordPress Sites Each Month


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During the month of October 2006 when WordPress was just starting out, 595,412 posts were published on blogs using the WordPress-hosted application at WordPress.com. Those 595,412 posts generated an impressive 25.6 million pages views during the same month. Fast forward just 8 years later. During the month of December 2014, 409 million people generated more

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Is that Scholarly Journal Real or Fake?


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Scholarly publishing is competitive, and getting an article published in a leading journal is an important step in establishing credibility. However, not all scholarly journals are alike. Do you know the difference between real and fake scholarly journals? If you answered “no” to the question above, it might make you feel better to know that

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