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Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods

By Catherine Offord | January 9, 2018

The use of underperforming computational tools is a major offender in science’s reproducibility crisis—and there’s growing momentum to avoid it.

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Last Chance to Enter the Fray

By The Scientist Staff | June 12, 2017

You only have a couple of days left to submit a product in The Scientist's Top 10 Innovation competition. Your product can't win if it doesn't get in!

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Replication Complications

By Ruth Williams | January 18, 2017

An initiative to replicate key findings in cancer biology yields a preliminary conclusion: it’s difficult.

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Saving Reefs One Polyp at a Time

By Catherine Offord | June 1, 2016

Researchers have discovered how to study coral organisms in unprecedented detail by mounting them in specially designed microscope slides.

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GC-MS Distorts Data?

By Jef Akst | October 22, 2015

A study suggests that gas chromatography-mass spectrometry modifies or destroys sample compounds, but some are skeptical.

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2015 Top 10 Innovations

By The Scientist | April 13, 2015

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2015 Top 10 Innovations: Enter Today!

By The Scientist | April 13, 2015

Submissions are officially open for this year’s Top 10 Innovations contest.

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Quantity or Quality?

By Ankita Bansal and Heidi A. Tissenbaum | March 1, 2015

Living longer doesn’t necessarily mean living healthier.

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May the Best Rodent Win

By Molly Sharlach | January 1, 2015

Are mice, considered by some to be the less intelligent rodent, edging out rats as laboratory models of decision making?

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Men Trigger Mouse Stress

By Jef Akst | April 28, 2014

Mice become stressed in the presence of male, but not female, experimenters, triggering a physiological response that dampens pain.

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