scientific research

Scientific discoveries made by machine-learning techniques should be checked for accuracy and reproducibility

Rice U. expert: Key is creating ML systems that question their own predictions Rice University

A “crisis” in science is not justified by the available evidence

One of the recurring media narratives about the nature of science today is that it

Two scientists set out to make a movie to entertain the public and end up making new scientific discoveries

Art advancing science at the nanoscale Like many other scientists, Don Ingber, M.D., Ph.D., the

Science spin is prevalent: Don’t believe the hype

Extent of spin in biomedical scientific papers revealed More than a quarter of biomedical scientific

Science is stuck in bad patterns – Time to evolve

Giant pandas. Self-fertilizing plants. People. Lots of species have been proposed as “evolutionary dead ends”

Groundbreaking text mining project highlights ‘gender gap’ in scientific research

Half of mouse studies fail to report the sex and age of the models involved

Cover of the first issue of Nature, 4 November 1869. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
To Teach Scientific Reproducibility, Start Young

Introducing concept to undergrads could lead to more transparency in science The ability to duplicate

Research: It’s more than just the science

When putting together a team of scientists to work on a problem, it makes sense

Tech titans gather to make winners of the ‘Oscars of science’ into instant millionaires

Silicon Valley hosts lavish ceremony for Breakthrough prize that aims to give scientists celebrity status