• Publications
  • Influence
Internet encyclopaedias go head to head
  • Jim Giles
  • Medicine, History
  • Nature
  • 14 December 2005
Jimmy Wales' Wikipedia comes close to Britannica in terms of the accuracy of its science entries, a Nature investigation finds.  UPDATE: see details of how the data were collected for this article inExpand
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Methane quashes green credentials of hydropower
  • Jim Giles
  • Medicine, Environmental Science
  • Nature
  • 1 November 2006
Emissions from tropical dams can exceed fossil-fuel plants.
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Preprint analysis quantifies scientific plagiarism
  • Jim Giles
  • Medicine, Engineering
  • Nature
  • 1 November 2006
Physics papers reveal few serious breaches but some duplication.
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Nitrogen study fertilizes fears of pollution
  • Jim Giles
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature
  • 23 February 2005
UK field project highlights problems of excess nitrogen.
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Key biology databases go wiki
would be ambitious enough for most people: to meld some of the most important biomedical databases into a single information resource. But that’s just the beginning. Mons, a bioinformatician at theExpand
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Animal experiments under fire for poor design
  • Jim Giles
  • Medicine, Computer Science
  • Nature
  • 21 December 2006
TLDR
Critics say trials do not translate well into human studies. Expand
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Climate science: The dustiest place on Earth
  • Jim Giles
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 13 April 2005
Dust clouds can cool the Earth and halt hurricanes. But the world's biggest dust source was until recently a war zone. Jim Giles joins one of the few research teams to make the trip.Back to theExpand
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Study links sickness to Russian launch site
  • Jim Giles
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 12 January 2005
Baikonur Cosmodrome may cause disease in Siberia.
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Sociologist fools physics judges
  • Jim Giles
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 5 July 2006
But do social scientists understand science?
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Nanotech takes small step towards burying ‘grey goo’
  • Jim Giles
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 10 June 2004
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