Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tag: open science

Multiple Researchers Examining the Same Data Find Very Different Results

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A new study demonstrates how the choice of statistical techniques when examining data plays a large role in scientific outcomes.

Publication Bias Inflates Perceived Efficacy of Depression Treatments, Study Finds

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Researchers report the cumulative effects of major biases on the apparent efficacy of antidepressant and psychotherapy treatments.

High Rates of Questionable Research Practices Found in Ecology and Evolution

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A new study, published online by the Open Science Foundation, suggests that questionable research practices (QRPs) are prevalent in the fields of ecology and evolution.

New Study Challenges Impartiality of Peer Review

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New research shows that more connected and well-known researchers are more likely to be published, even when they receive negative reviews.

Failed TB Vaccine Exposes Concerns Regarding Research Ethics

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An investigation exposes violations to research ethics, finding that researchers failed to disclose risks and even misled government agencies.