In: Commentaries

Of lab notebooks and leaders in science
February 1, 2020

Good research practices are often said to work against the current success model in science (based on positive results, number and…

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Is N-Hacking ever OK?
February 1, 2020

It has been proposed repeatedly that adding samples based on results of initial experiments is a form of p-hacking (see e.g. new…

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Instead of replicating studies with problems, let’s replicate the good studies
December 18, 2019

A few months ago, the “Reproducibility and Replicability in Science” report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine was…

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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
December 18, 2019

We have read with great interest a recent commentary in Nature about scientific research organizations hiring integrity reviewers to vet their manuscripts before…

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ARRIVE 2.0
November 22, 2019

A long-awaited revision of the ARRIVE guidelines has finally been published (The ARRIVE guidelines 2019).What impact can we expect from ARRIVE…

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“Avoiding the Edge Effect – How to increase reproducibility of in vitro microplate experiments?”
August 12, 2019

The randomization of study subjects is commonly discussed for in vivo studies and is in general an accepted practice. However, for…

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“Integrity and Trust, a University cannot do Without”
August 12, 2019

“Trust us, we are a University”KU Leuven was ranked the most innovative university in Europe for the fourth year in a row! This…

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Invited Commentary: Qeios – from a powerful writing tool to an immidiate Open Access platform
August 12, 2019

By Gabriele MarinelloCo-founder, Qeios We have just started with Qeios the path towards the necessary revolution in research production, quality check and sharing.We…

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MANILA – A web tool for designing reproducible and transparent preclinical intervention studies
May 22, 2019

Teemu D. Laajala1,21: University of Turku, Turku (Finland), Department of Mathematics and Statistics2: University of Colorado, Denver (CO, US), Anschutz Medical…

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Searching for incentives to do better research
May 22, 2019

n a recent commentary, Dorothy Bishop has referred to “the four horsemen of the reproducibility apocalypse: publication bias, low statistical power, P-value…

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