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Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods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.


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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