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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...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.