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Reproducibility issues pose serious challenges for scientific communities. But what happens when those issues get picked up by political activists?
After discovering a pattern of fraudulent papers from China, an Australian oncologist aims to expand her watchdog project and keep the retractions coming.
Without the extension of the program - or a pathway to citizenship - those who know what it’s like to be undocumented say U.S. science could suffer.
Some scientists say they should have the right to review stories in which their work or words are covered prior to publication. Journalists disagree.
Why is the one federal agency dedicated to revealing the unknown to humankind so difficult for many journalists to penetrate?
Scientists have few direct incentives to replicate other researchers’ work, including precious little funding to do replications. Can that change?
In an excerpt from her book "Making Sense of Science," Cornelia Dean of The New York Times shares hard-won insights in teasing out substance from hype.
With funding cuts to major science agencies looming, it is now more important than ever for researchers to embrace transparency and data sharing.
Funding shortfalls at the luxe science magazine have left some contributors waiting months to be paid. They may need to wait a little longer.
As researchers prepare for the science march, it's worth noting that the flip-side of Trump's anti-science is a sort of alt-science appeasement on the left.
The region's scientists lament that their research is too often disconnected from the larger scientific world. In the age of Zika, that needs to change.
In a sweeping manifesto, researchers from the U.S. and Europe have proposed some fixes for vetting published science. It might help science journalism, too.