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PREPARE (Planning Research and Experimental Procedures on Animals: Recommendations for Excellence) Guidelines

As part of ongoing efforts to reduce waste and increase the reproducibility of animal research and testing, a group of experts led by the Secretary of Norecopa has produced a set of guidelines for planning animal experiments: The PREPARE guidelines for planning animal experiments complement the …

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Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Environmental Summary, Aquatic Resources Program, Boston Children’s Hospital 2017

Environmental and housing conditions experienced by laboratory animals exert profound effects on their biology, physiology, and behavior. These parameters are important and often overlooked sources of potential variation in experiments. To that end, Christian Lawrence and colleagues provide a summary of the environmental conditions in zebrafish …

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Additional reads in January 2018

HARKing: How Badly Can Cherry-Picking and Question Trolling Produce Bias in Published Results? Should Researchers committed to and promoting Reproducible Research be additionally Rewarded? Progress on reproducibility The Replication Crisis in Science When evaluating research, different metrics tell us different things A Scientist’s Gender Can Skew …

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