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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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Mapping the landscape of research funding

(—It usually goes unspoken, but science research is highly resource dependent. Working scientists are largely preoccupied with applying for grants, deepening their networks, enhancing ties with funding organizations, ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Social Sciences report
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Research confirms Chinese origin of NZ's PSA outbreak

University of Otago scientists have today published persuasive evidence that the PSA strains responsible for the outbreak in North Island kiwifruit orchards came directly from China, as did those responsible for the 2008 ...

dateFeb 28, 2013 in Ecology
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Smithsonian NEMESIS tracks marine invaders online

Mitten crabs, zebra mussels and rock vomit: These and hundreds of other non-native species have invaded coastal regions throughout the United States, often causing dramatic changes to coastal ecosystems and significant economic ...

dateMar 12, 2012 in Ecology
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