reproducibility
Speaking of Science Policy
Speaking of Science Policy
Tracy Vence | Feb 21, 2017
Notable quotes from the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting
Replication Complications
Replication Complications
Ruth Williams | Jan 18, 2017
An initiative to replicate key findings in cancer biology yields a preliminary conclusion: it’s difficult.
Researchers Refute Proposed Neuron Migration Pathway
Researchers Refute Proposed Neuron Migration Pathway
Jef Akst | Jan 11, 2017
A team of scientists was unable to replicate controversial, high-profile findings published in 2011.
Science on Reddit in 2016
Science on Reddit in 2016
Kerry Grens | Dec 30, 2016
A conversation with Nate Allen, head moderator of r/Science
Scientists Can’t Replicate Gene-Editing Method
Scientists Can’t Replicate Gene-Editing Method
Kerry Grens | Nov 21, 2016
Even with the original authors’ vector, the NgAgo technique doesn’t work in others’ hands.
Group Proposes Strategies to Improve Antibodies
Group Proposes Strategies to Improve Antibodies
Kerry Grens | Sep 5, 2016
An expert committee encourages reagent providers to adopt one of five methods to validate products.
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Jul 1, 2016
Human Genome Project-Write; viruses are alpha predators; Zika and the Olympics
Breathing Life Into Papers
Breathing Life Into Papers
Bob Grant | Jun 13, 2016
Researchers prepare to launch an effort to make the scientific literature more dynamic.
The Zombie Literature
The Zombie Literature
Bob Grant | May 1, 2016
Retractions are on the rise. But reams of flawed research papers persist in the scientific literature. Is it time to change the way papers are published?
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2016
April 2016's selection of notable quotes