reproducibility
Cancer Studies Seem Replicable
Cancer Studies Seem Replicable
Kerry Grens | Jun 27, 2017
In the latest findings from the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology, independent researchers achieve results that mirror those of two earlier papers.
More Than 1 Percent of Clinical Trial Reports Appear Flawed
More Than 1 Percent of Clinical Trial Reports Appear Flawed
Jef Akst | Jun 5, 2017
A new screening tool flags dozens of papers with potential errors.
Online Platform Aims to Facilitate Replication Studies
Online Platform Aims to Facilitate Replication Studies
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | Apr 7, 2017
A volunteer-run database called StudySwap, which launched in beta last month, is starting to gain momentum.  
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