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2014-05-02 23:03:36

To examine recent reports of published results that cannot be independently reproduced, the Cancer Biology Reproducibility Project will independently replicate 50 recent high impact cancer biology studies. BioLegend will support this initiative by donating $100,000 of research reagents. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The ability to reproduce published results is key for scientific progress. However, recent studies have reported that many published results cannot be independently reproduced. To...

2007-01-05 06:16:08

By Cassey, Phillip; Blackburn, Tim M The quantitative synthesis of research results is of fundamental importance in seeking to develop ecological generalities and construct refutable theories. It is thus critical that published studies contain sufficient detail to allow their methods to be replicated and their results compared. In response to this need, growing attention is being paid to the publication and presentation of analytical results in ecology. Our recent experience has been that...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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