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Social media for scientists

Social media can be both a friend and a foe to scientific productivity. Here’s the best coverage, analysis and help and advice from Nature on how to use social media to strengthen your science without sacrificing productivity.

Help and advice

Scientists are increasingly embracing social media in their professional lives. Here, we look at the different platforms available to researchers and how social media engagement can positively influence their day-to-day work and scientific communication.

Editorial | | Nature Cell Biology

A growing proportion of global culture exists only online, presenting a challenge to those tasked with maintaining the historical record.

Outlook | | Nature

Blogs and tweets are ripping papers apart within days of publication, leaving researchers unsure how to react.

News Feature | | Nature