What bioRxiv’s first 30,000 preprints reveal about biologists

« More than 1 million studies are now downloaded from the site every month, mostly in neuroscience, bioinformatics and genomics.

Researchers posted more preprints to the bioRxiv server in 2018 alone than in the four previous years, according to an analysis of the 37,648 preprints posted on the site in its first 5 years.

The analysis also shows that the number of downloads from the site has topped 1 million per month. BioRxiv, which allows researchers in the life sciences to post preliminary versions of studies, turned five last November. (…) »