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Add your answer below. We're giving away the new PeerJ T-shirts all week for the best answers.
Open Access means free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right...

["Open Access","OAWeek","quotes"]
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Convincing undergraduate students to publish in open access or open science journals is not easy, as they don't always understand the issues involved. How do other lecturers approach this situation?

["undergraduates","publishing","open access"]
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After all, science is all about building on the findings (and mis-steps) of those that went before

["Plant Microbe Interactions"]
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Thanks to excellent instructions in this paper and open source code, I was able to get PeptideBuilder examples running on my ubuntu machine. For me, I had to change the first line in runUnitTests.sh to

#!/bin/bash
Also, as noted in the paper, I needed...

["virtual machine","open source code","reproducibility"]
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Do you see the F1000research data publications as a solution to the getting scooped issue you articulate here?

["precedence","data publications"]
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Congratulations on publishing a great paper concentrating on subject matter which is relevant and fundamental to every day veterinary practice - iatrogenic surgical pain. Some very surprising results also! Based on your use of the four different pain scoring systems,...

["Pain assessment"]
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Would humans exposed to multiple periods of exposure to an ambient and inspired ppO2 of 0.4ATA and higher, have a tendency to present with a higher incidence of lung cancer than the general population? Commercial divers are regularly saturated at a ppO2 of 0.4ATA...

["hyperbaric oxygen","lung cancer","mutation frequency"]
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What are the markers used to identify endoderm derivatives in the clones?

["stem cells","genetic reprogramming","iPSC","PSC"]
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Is there a relationship between SAR theory and rarefaction curves? I see both applied in papers as a 'tool' but the theory appears to be primarily associated with SAR. Are rarefactions simply a subset of SAR? Also, does METE apply to other forms of macroecological...

["SAR theory","rarefaction curves"]
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or were they mainly confined to North America?

["DinoJoe"]
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Besides Hadrosaurids of course... ;)

["DinoJoe"]
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As I kid I always dreamed of becoming one, like most kids probably. Most careers have their downsides once we get past the childhood fantasies. What though hadn't you expected before entering into an academic career, that turned out to be a good surprise?

["DinoJoe","paleontology","careers"]
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When evaluating animal personalities, should researchers rely on observer assessments or experimental tests?

["Baboon Personality"]
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I'm sorry, but to try to draw any conclusions from analyzing results of this survey is, at best, iffy. First, conflating barefoot and minimalist is problematic. Not ONE barefoot runner believes that the two are synonymous and only shoe companies have tried to...

["running","barefoot running","footwear","running injuries"]
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You've spent 18 months trying to sort out where you had made mistakes. I believe that most of the labs around the world involved with plant science don't have the same resources as you do (in terms of staff, researchers, funds) and couldn't afford spending so much...

["Plant Microbe Interactions"]