Guinea worms, ChatGPT, Neanderthals, Plagiarism, Tidyverse
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Guinea worm disease reaches all-time low: only 13* human cases reported in 2022
Emily Staub | Carter Center News | January 24, 2023
Only 13 human cases of Guinea worm disease were reported worldwide in 2022. This Neglected Tropical Disease is on the WHO 2030 roadmap to become only the second human disease in history to be eradicated, after smallpox.
ChatGPT is fun, but not an author
H. Holden Thorp | Science | January 26, 2023
The Editor-In-Chief of the Science journals explains their updated Editorial Policy specifying that text generated by ChatGPT (or any other AI tools) cannot be used in publications, nor can figures produced by such tools.
Meet the first Neanderthal family
Leakey Foundation Blog | October 27, 2022
A study published in October last year retrieved the DNA from 17 Neanderthal remains, for the first time using genetics to study the social organization of a Neanderthal community.
University to investigate adjunct professor after allegations of plagiarism – and legal threats
Ellie Kincaid | Retraction Watch | December 30, 2022
The University of Zürich in Switzerland has announced that it had started an investigation into allegations that a researcher used images and other material from a blog without attribution in a published book.
Three years ago
Welcome to the tidyverse
Hadley Wickham et al. | Journal of Open Source Software | November 21, 2019
The tidyverse is a language for solving data science challenges with R code. It is also a collection of R packages with a shared high-level design philosophy. This article gives a short introduction to these highly popular software packages.