The Scientist

» methodology

Most Recent

image: Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods

Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods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.

3 Comments

image: Last Chance to Enter the Fray

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!

4 Comments

image: Replication Complications

Replication Complications

By Ruth Williams | January 18, 2017

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

0 Comments

image: Saving Reefs One Polyp at a Time

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.

0 Comments

image: GC-MS Distorts Data?

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.

3 Comments

image: 2015 Top 10 Innovations

2015 Top 10 Innovations

By The Scientist | April 13, 2015

Submit a product by filling out the questions below.

3 Comments

image: 2015 Top 10 Innovations: Enter Today!

2015 Top 10 Innovations: Enter Today!

By The Scientist | April 13, 2015

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

0 Comments

image: Quantity or Quality?

Quantity or Quality?

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

Living longer doesn’t necessarily mean living healthier.

1 Comment

image: May the Best Rodent Win

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?

0 Comments

image: Men Trigger Mouse Stress

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.

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. DNA Robots Target Cancer
    Daily News DNA Robots Target Cancer

    Researchers use DNA origami to generate tiny mechanical devices that deliver a drug that cuts off the blood supply to tumors in mice.

  2. Stem Cell Vaccine Protects Mice From Cancer
  3. Love in the Scientific Literature
    News Analysis Love in the Scientific Literature

    There are countless ways for scientists to say, “I love you.” Naming a slime-mold beetle after your wife (and another after your ex-wife) is, apparently, one of them.  

  4. Gene Expression Overlaps Among Psychiatric Disorders
AAAS