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Online games and remote experiments could reduce scientific fraud, cherry-picking

Carnegie Mellon and Stanford researchers advocate massive online laboratories PITTSBURGH—One way to combat the rising level of errors and fraud in life sciences research is through massive online laboratories, which use videogames to engage large numbers of non-professional investigators and ...

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Harvard researchers among the first to receive grant funding through BRAIN Initiative

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from the Harvard Gazette by Peter Reuell, Harvard Staff Writer Two groups of Harvard scientists will be among the first researchers nationwide to receive grant funding through the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative launched last year by ...

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Multiple Studies Cite Progress toward Quality Transcriptomes

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from Genetic Engineering News RNA sequencing (RNA-seq), a means of depicting the transcriptome, is being used with increasing frequency to characterize a growing array of conditions—everything from prenatal birth defects to disorders of the elderly. Yet the technique, which is ...

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