Western blot
Journal Cleans Up Image Archives
Journal Cleans Up Image Archives
Kerry Grens | Jun 12, 2017
Molecular and Cellular Biology has found numerous errors after launching a retrospective sweep of the figures it’s published in recent years. 
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Top 10 Innovations 2016
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2016
This year’s list of winners celebrates both large leaps and small (but important) steps in life science technology.
Software for Image Analysis
Software for Image Analysis
Amber Dance | Aug 1, 2016
Profiles of five programs for quantifying data from Westerns, dot blots, gels, and colony cultures
ORI: Researcher Faked Dozens of Experiments
ORI: Researcher Faked Dozens of Experiments
Jef Akst | May 25, 2016
A former scientist at the University of Michigan and the University of Chicago made up more than 70 experiments on heart cells, according to the Office of Research Integrity.
Expected Retraction Published
Expected Retraction Published
Kerry Grens | Jan 13, 2016
The repeal of a Molecular Endocrinology paper is the second of three anticipated retractions from a cell biologist.
New Data Attempt to Resolve Protein Dispute
New Data Attempt to Resolve Protein Dispute
Kerry Grens | Oct 22, 2015
The latest analysis on GDF11, a proposed antiaging protein, blames discrepancies in the literature on misreported doses and misinterpretation.
Widespread Data Duplication
Widespread Data Duplication
Kerry Grens | Jun 17, 2015
Around one out of every four cancer papers scrutinized in a recent study contains questionable figures, and journals and authors aren’t responding to requests for clarification.
All Is Not Quiet on the Western Front
All Is Not Quiet on the Western Front
Kelly Rae Chi | May 1, 2015
A grab bag of advances is making Western blots faster, more sensitive, and more reliable.
Fraud Watchdog Blogger Revealed
Fraud Watchdog Blogger Revealed
Dan Cossins | Jan 6, 2013
The author of a whistleblower blog has revealed his identity after the site was suspended due to legal threats from accused scientists.
Antibodies User Survey
Christi Bird | May 1, 2012
Findings show researchers value quality over low price