Statistician suggests raising statistical standards to reduce amount of non-reproducible studies
See it, touch it, feel it: Team develops invisible 3-D haptic shape (w/ Video)
Technology has changed rapidly over the last few years with touch feedback, known as haptics, being used in entertainment, rehabilitation and even surgical training. New research, using ultrasound, has developed ...
Image anomalies cast shadow on acid-bath stem-cell study
Research paper publishing sting reveals lax standards of many open-access journals
Disney's magical vision calls for 3-D printed optical elements (w/ Video)
University of California adopts open-access policy for research papers
Investigation reveals black market in China for research paper authoring
Misconduct, not error, accounts for most scientific paper retractions, new study finds
In sharp contrast to previous studies suggesting that errors account for the majority of retracted scientific papers, a new analysis—the most comprehensive of its kind—has found that misconduct is responsible ...
British group outlines plan for open-access publishing for publicly funded research papers
Integrating and visualizing primary biodiversity data from prospective and legacy taxonomic literature
XML markup of taxonomic research and specimen data is a valuable tool for structuring the incessantly accumulating biodiversity knowledge. It allows for the opportunity to collectively use the currently fragmented ...
Google wants Password123 in Museum of Bad Headaches
Study shows more than half of peer-reviewed research articles published during 2007-2012 are now open access
Computer student on gesture control: Start experimenting
Gene may help reduce GM contamination
Genetically modified crops have long drawn fire from opponents worried about potential contamination of conventional crops and other plants. Now a plant gene discovered by University of Guelph scientists ...