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The American Chemical Society has sued a Kazakhstan-based science piracy website for making its subscription-only, copyrighted materials available in open...
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9:48am
6.28.2017
Researchers can look into your eyes to determine whether you’re getting your lutein, a pigment found in green leafy vegetables that is known to accumulate in...
by University of Illinois
1:58pm
6.21.2017
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From pre-surgery brain scans to genomic-enhanced diagnosis, high-performance computing is beginning to transform the practice of medicine.
by Jan Rowell
8:00am
6.21.2017
While it's true that artificial intelligence and computer-based algorithms are making their way into both the lab and clinical practice, the adoption of these...
by Ralf Huss, Chief Medical Officer, Definiens
8:00am
6.20.2017
The U.S. still leads the world in biomedical research, but its dominance is being lost to gains by emerging industries such as China, according to a new study...
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2:44pm
6.15.2017
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A group of UK scientists has demonstrated how aggregating image data from laboratories all around the world has the potential to revolutionize scientific...
by University of Bristol
9:51am
6.13.2017
Fraud, errors, and falsified data winds its way into the smallest niche publications, as well the most prestigious journals with the greatest impact factors....
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@SethAugenstein
10:03am
6.7.2017
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Over the last decade, many drugs that have been pulled from the market due to toxicity were withdrawn because they affected women more than men. It turns out,...
by Tulane University
9:18am
6.7.2017
The Chemical Safety Board has investigated about 130 chemical-related industrial accidents over two decades. Like many science-related federal funding items,...
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@SethAugenstein
3:33pm
5.24.2017
Evolution is a difficult concept for many students at all levels, however, a new study has demonstrated a simple cost-free way to significantly improve...
by PLOS
2:42pm
5.24.2017
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Many college students struggle with rigorous introductory science courses because their approach to learning fails to provide a working knowledge of abstract...
by Washington University in St. Louis
9:12am
5.16.2017
The Trump administration will not reappoint half the expert members of a board that advises the Environmental Protection Agency on the integrity of its science...
by Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
9:24am
5.9.2017
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A soda company sponsoring nutrition research. An oil conglomerate helping fund a climate-related research meeting. Does the public care who’s paying for...
by John Besley, Aaron M. McCright, Joseph D. Martin, Kevin Elliot, Nagwan Zahry
9:51am
5.8.2017
A paper published last June in Science that highlighted the dangers of microplastics on fish health has been retracted. An investigation by Sweden’s Central...
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1:10pm
5.5.2017
Stephen Hawking is one of the most influential minds of the 20th and 21st centuries. But besides theoretical physics, he also knows how to grab a headline....
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@SethAugenstein
9:57am
5.4.2017
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A whistleblower lawsuit filed against Duke University and two scientists that alleges fraud enabled them to secure $112 million in federal funding can proceed...
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@SethAugenstein
3:12pm
5.1.2017
Congress reached a deal overnight Sunday to avoid a government shutdown, which included a $2 billion hike for the National Institutes of Health, and the...
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@LabEquipment
10:03am
5.1.2017
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Seventy years ago, a zoologist at Indiana University who collected and inspected millions of wasps for small variations began a very different project. Alfred...
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@SethAugenstein
9:58am
4.28.2017
An examination of millions of scientific papers and patents reveals works that land in the top five percent of the most cited research draw upon a mix of old...
by University of Michigan
9:36am
4.27.2017
Research reproducibility is crucial to move forward in science. But the number of irreproducible experiments is increasing and research reproducibility is now...
by Centre for Genomic Regulation
9:16am
4.26.2017
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Tumor Biology, a Springer journal, retracted 107 articles in a single notice Thursday. The supposedly peer-reviewed papers did not appropriately go through the...
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@SethAugenstein
2:53pm
4.21.2017
During an April 19 press conference Rush Holt, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, said the April 22 March for Science that will...
by Kenny Walter, Digital Reporter, R&D Magazine
10:14am
4.20.2017
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The average age of scientists and engineers has increased rapidly, and will continue to do so in the coming decades, according to a recent study. The findings...
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11:16am
4.19.2017
The largest 100 metropolitan areas of the U.S. were ranked from 1 to 100 to determine the most appealing markets for STEM professionals, and those with room to...
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9:40am
4.19.2017
Defense attorneys say they will step up their challenges to certain forensic practices now that the Justice Department has disbanded an independent commission...
by Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
9:07am
4.17.2017
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All stakeholders in the scientific research enterprise -- researchers, institutions, publishers, funders, scientific societies, and federal agencies – should...
by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
2:08pm
4.12.2017
Robotics kits can be found in many classrooms across the country, giving kids an introduction to engineering and coding. However, fun and hands-on biology...
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@LabEquipment
3:22pm
4.7.2017
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A new report provides a benchmark overview of data sharing perceptions and practices among researchers. According to the report, 73 percent of academics say...
by Elsevier
9:23am
4.6.2017
Modern studies published in prominent journals are much more difficult to read and comprehend compared to papers published a century ago, according to an...
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@LabEquipment
2:44pm
4.5.2017
Given current proposed cuts to federal science funding, it’s important to know what types of people and businesses are touched by sponsored research projects.
by Bruce Weinberg, Professor of Economics, The Ohio State University
2:21pm
3.30.2017
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