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Fake spiders and paleontological forgery

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A paper by paleontologist Paul Selden in Paleoentomology describes an interesting case of paleontological forgery: “The supposed giant spider Mongolarachne c...

Milk proteins in Neolithic dental calculus

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A new research paper by Sophy Charlton and coworkers looks at calculus on human teeth from several Neolithic-era sites in England, finding that many of the i...

When peer review turns to trolling

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In University Affairs, environmental scientist Ryan Bullock looks at his career-worth of experience subjecting his research to peer review: “The trolls have ...