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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
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
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
Moshe Pritsker | Nov 11, 2013
How visual materials and methods can save scientists time and money.
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2012
A precision microfluidic system enables single-cell analysis of growth and division.
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
, 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.