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Rules for reproducibility win support

Nature - Wed, 2014-10-29 14:45

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

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The top 100 papers

Nature - Wed, 2014-10-29 14:45

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.

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The Ebola questions

Nature - Wed, 2014-10-29 14:45

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.

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Human spaceflight: Find asteroids to get to Mars

Nature - Wed, 2014-10-29 14:45

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.

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Bibliometrics: Is your most cited work your best?

Nature - Wed, 2014-10-29 14:45

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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