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Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods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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The former chief of Eli Lilly USA is picked to replace Tom Price, who stepped down in September amid a controversy over the abuse of taxpayer-funded travel.

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Science Labs Offer Help to Texas Researchers

By Jef Akst | August 29, 2017

Sparked by a tweet from a Philadelphia scientist, the March for Science–Houston has launched a database of facilities offering to host reagents and researchers. 

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Social Media Accelerates Science

By Ben Andrew Henry | November 1, 2016

How researchers are taking advantage of Twitter and other forums to do, share, and discuss research

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Notable Science Quotes

By The Scientist Staff | August 1, 2016

Brexit's effect on science, melding disciplines, and more

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Fieldwork Bloopers

By Tanya Lewis | June 21, 2016

Scenes from illustrator Jim Jourdane’s Fieldwork Fail: The Messy Side of Science

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Illustrating #FieldworkFails

By Tanya Lewis | June 21, 2016

An artist aims to publish a collection of stories of science gone awry.

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New Year, New Lab

By Karen Zusi | January 5, 2016

Scientists share their 2016 resolutions across Twitter.

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Field Bloopers

By Bob Grant | August 3, 2015

Scientists air their most embarrassing fieldwork flubs on Twitter.

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Batch Effect Behind Species-Specific Results?

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | May 19, 2015

Reanalysis of Mouse ENCODE data suggests mouse and human genes are expressed in tissue-specific, rather than species-specific, patterns. 

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