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Rules for reproducibility win support
Nature 514, 7524 (2014). doi:10.1038/514539e
Nearly a decade after writing a scathing critique of biomedical research, 'Why Most Published Research Findings Are False', Stanford University scientist John Ioannidis has published a follow-up. The health-policy researcher suggests a blueprint for making scientific results more reliable, including increasing the statistical certainty of
The top 100 papers
Nature 514, 7524 (2014). http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/514550a
Authors: Richard Van Noorden, Brendan Maher & Regina Nuzzo
Nature explores the most-cited research of all time.
The Ebola questions
Nature 514, 7524 (2014). http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/514554a
Author: Erika Check Hayden
Scientists know a lot about the virus that causes Ebola — but there are many puzzles that they have yet to solve.
Human spaceflight: Find asteroids to get to Mars
Nature 514, 7524 (2014). doi:10.1038/514559a
Author: Richard P. Binzel
Asteroid retrieval is a distraction, says Richard P. Binzel. Better steps to interplanetary travel abound.
Bibliometrics: Is your most cited work your best?
Nature 514, 7524 (2014). doi:10.1038/514561a
Authors: John P. A. Ioannidis, Kevin W. Boyack, Henry Small, Aaron A. Sorensen & Richard Klavans
John P. A. Ioannidis and colleagues asked the most highly cited biomedical scientists to score their top-ten papers in six ways.
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- Rules for reproducibility win support
- The top 100 papers
- The Ebola questions
- Human spaceflight: Find asteroids to get to Mars
- Bibliometrics: Is your most cited work your best?
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