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  • Innovations in Peer Review and Scientific Publishing

    Sep 12, 2017
    PLoS Blog

    By:
    Hilda Bastain
    Over 500 science journal editors, publishers, and meta-researchers are gathered in Chicago for the 8th Peer Review Congress (#PRC8), a once-every-4-years researchfest about “enhancing the quality and credibility of science”.
  • Is Science Broken? Or is it Self-correcting?

    Aug 25, 2017
    Slate

    By:
    Daniel Engber
    Two years ago this month, news of the replication crisis reached the front page of the New York Times.
  • Clinical Trials Revolution Could Change the Future of Medical Research

    Aug 25, 2017
    The Guardian

    By:
    Chris Chambers
    With the stakes in clinical research so high, today sees the launch of a new and much-needed way of reporting clinical trials.
  • A Long Journey to Reproducible Results

    Aug 22, 2017
    Nature

    By:
    Gordon J. Lithgow, Monica Driscoll& Patrick Phillips
    Replicating our work took four years and 100,000 worms but brought surprising discoveries, explain Gordon J. Lithgow, Monica Driscoll and Patrick Phillips.
  • Step up for Quality Research

    Aug 14, 2017
    Science

    By:
    Naomi J. Schrag and G. Michael Purdy
    In response to calls for change from within and outside the scientific community, funding agencies, journals, and professional societies are developing new requirements to promote reproducibility and integrity in research.

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