On Authorship

For better or worse publications are the coins of the realm in academia. They represent a basic unit of measurement by which a lab’s productivity can be measured, by which decisions on tenure and promotion are made, and a factor in how grants are allocated. For many...

Why we published a paper we knew was wrong

I have to admit, we recently published a paper that was wrong.  Well not totally wrong, more like incomplete.  This is how science works we put something forward and people say if they think the idea is solid or needs work. If the latter they hopefully do something...