Microbes May Take Some of the Blame for the Reproducibility Crisis
Microbes May Take Some of the Blame for the Reproducibility Crisis
Scientists find varied microbiota among the same strain of mice from four vendors—and that variability affects their susceptibility to infection.
Microbes May Take Some of the Blame for the Reproducibility Crisis
Microbes May Take Some of the Blame for the Reproducibility Crisis

Scientists find varied microbiota among the same strain of mice from four vendors—and that variability affects their susceptibility to infection.

Scientists find varied microbiota among the same strain of mice from four vendors—and that variability affects their susceptibility to infection.

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HeLa Cells from Different Labs Vary in Genetics, Phenotype
HeLa Cells from Different Labs Vary in Genetics, Phenotype
Katarina Zimmer | Feb 26, 2019
This could account for some reproducibility problems in cell line research, according to the authors of a comprehensive analysis of HeLa variants.
The Open Data Explosion
The Open Data Explosion
Viviane Callier | Jan 1, 2019
Scientists are working to maximize the benefits and minimize the costs of sharing.
Q&A: John Ioannidis Talks Transparency in Biomedical Literature
Q&A: John Ioannidis Talks Transparency in Biomedical Literature
Shawna Williams | Nov 20, 2018
The Stanford University researcher discusses a new study on measures such as data sharing and funding disclosures.
Half the Time, Psychology Results Not Reproducible: Study
Half the Time, Psychology Results Not Reproducible: Study
Ashley P. Taylor | Nov 20, 2018
These failures were not due to differences among sample populations.
Study Challenges CRISPR Method for Making Conditional Knockout Mice
Study Challenges CRISPR Method for Making Conditional Knockout Mice
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 28, 2018
Researchers from 17 labs report low efficacy rates for the popular technique.
<em>PNAS</em> to Stop Publishing Its Print Edition in 2019
PNAS to Stop Publishing Its Print Edition in 2019
Kerry Grens | Sep 7, 2018
The move to online-only will allow for articles to be longer in length.
Latest Effort to Replicate Psych Studies Yields 62 Percent Success
Latest Effort to Replicate Psych Studies Yields 62 Percent Success
Kerry Grens | Aug 27, 2018
Among the experiments that came to the same result as the original, the effect size was smaller on average.
Studies Unable to Reproduce Results of Two Diabetes Papers
Studies Unable to Reproduce Results of Two Diabetes Papers
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 10, 2018
The original work found that an anti-malaria drug or the neurotransmitter GABA could increase the number of insulin-producing pancreatic cells in mice.
Effort to Reproduce Cancer Studies Scales Down to 18 Papers
Effort to Reproduce Cancer Studies Scales Down to 18 Papers
Diana Kwon | Aug 1, 2018
The Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology initially aimed to replicate the results of 50 high-impact research articles.