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Simple errors limit scientific scrutiny

Researchers have found more than half of the public datasets provided with scientific papers are incomplete, which prevents reproducibility tests and follow-up studies.

dateNov 11, 2015 in Other
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'Breakthrough' science awards total $22 mn

Researchers in physics, mathematics and life sciences were awarded a total of $22 million in the third Breakthrough Prize Awards funded by key Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.

dateNov 09, 2015 in Other
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Scientists defrauded by hijacked journals

Scientific progress is being hindered by the emergence of a relatively new kind of fraud – the hijacked scientific journal, according to researchers from Iran and Poland. They describe the problem and its detrimental effects ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Other
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