By: Christoph Emmerich

Newsletter June 2022
June 16, 2022

News First International Society for Preclinical Research Quality Systems Launched – Read more EQIPD-PAASP working relationship – Read more  The EQIPD…

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Additional reads in June 2022
June 16, 2022

European Journal of Behavior Analysis: women, men, and authorship Are there any good experiments that should not be done?  ‘Robot scientist’…

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Many researchers were not compliant with their published data sharing statement: mixed-methods stud
June 16, 2022

In this article, the authors analysed researchers’ compliance with their Data Availability Statement (DAS) from manuscripts published in open access journals…

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Blind spots on western blots: a meta-research study highlighting opportunities to improve figures and methods reporting
June 16, 2022

Western blotting is a standard laboratory method used to detect proteins and assess their expression levels. Unfortunately, poor western blot image…

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Do multiple experimenters improve the reproducibility of animal studies?
June 16, 2022

In light of the reproducibility crisis, there is a growing awareness that the rigorous standardization of experimental conditions may contribute to…

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What has preclinical systematic review ever done for us?
June 16, 2022

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses deliver a crystallized understanding of the existing research data in any given space. However, grappling with the…

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Reanalysis: the forgotten sibling of reproducibility and replicability
June 16, 2022

Ensuring reproducibility and replicability has been an issue in many scientific disciplines in the past decade. In this commentary, Matthew Faria…

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Preregistration of animal research protocols: development and 3-year overview of preclinicaltrials.eu
June 16, 2022

Although commonly acknowledged and applied in clinical research since 2000, preregistration of animal studies is not yet the norm. In 2018…

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Additional reads in March 2022
March 14, 2022

The new normal? Redaction bias in biomedical science Why Discovering ‘Nothing’ in Science Can Be So Incredibly Important New Frontiers research…

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The MDAR (Materials Design Analysis Reporting) Framework for transparent reporting in the life sciences
March 14, 2022

The MDAR working group came together in late 2017 with the intention to develop a framework to promote transparent reporting, with…

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