methodology
May the Best Rodent Win
May the Best Rodent Win
Molly Sharlach | Jan 1, 2015
Are mice, considered by some to be the less intelligent rodent, edging out rats as laboratory models of decision making?
Men Trigger Mouse Stress
Men Trigger Mouse Stress
Jef Akst | Apr 28, 2014
Mice become stressed in the presence of male, but not female, experimenters, triggering a physiological response that dampens pain.
NIH Tackles Irreproducibility
NIH Tackles Irreproducibility
Jef Akst | Jan 28, 2014
The federal agency speaks out about how to improve the quality of scientific research.
Opinion: Video Saved the Scientific Publication
Opinion: Video Saved the Scientific Publication
Moshe Pritsker | Nov 11, 2013
How visual materials and methods can save scientists time and money.
Microchannel Masterpiece
Microchannel Masterpiece
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2012
A precision microfluidic system enables single-cell analysis of growth and division.
Opinion: Think Like Turing
Opinion: Think Like Turing
Neil Greenspan | Oct 22, 2012
Biomedical researchers would benefit from emulating the logically rigorous reasoning of the late Alan Turing, British mathematician, computer scientist, and master cryptographer.
Opinion: Biased Observers of Nature
Gordon M. Burghardt and Todd M. Freeberg | Jul 9, 2012
Potential biases in scientific data collection and analysis should be minimized.
Opinion: Missing Methods
Irwin H. Gelman | May 3, 2012
A lack of methodological detail in the published literature threatens the foundation of scientific discourse.
Opinion: Data to Knowledge to Action
Eugene Kolker and Elizabeth Stewart | Apr 18, 2012
Introducing DELSA Global, a community initiative to connect experts, share data, and democratize science.
Malaria Death Toll Overestimated?
Sabrina Richards | Feb 7, 2012
Scientists question data-gathering methods in a new study that estimates a doubling in global malaria deaths.