standards
Want to Boost Reproducibility? Get Another Lab Involved
Want to Boost Reproducibility? Get Another Lab Involved
Jim Daley | Feb 22, 2018
Including as few as two labs in a study improved the odds of getting the true effect size by as much as 23 percentage points, according to a replication model.
Genome Sequencing Standards
Genome Sequencing Standards
Kerry Grens | May 18, 2015
The US National Institute of Standards and Technology develops a reference sample to check the validity of genetic sequences.
Opinion: Standards Needed
Opinion: Standards Needed
Gary Magnant | Sep 18, 2013
The success of genome sequencing hinges on technology standardization and coordinated efforts among scientists, bioinformaticians, and physicians.
Stricter Stem Cell Guidelines Sought
Stricter Stem Cell Guidelines Sought
Chris Palmer | Jul 25, 2013
A new working group is seeking to define rigorous standards for the study of mesenchymal stem cells.
Redefining the Kilogram
Bob Grant | Jul 5, 2012
Scientists have crafted two new definitions for the common unit of mass. The fight to pick the best one is getting nasty.