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The Chronicle of Higher Education

How This Sociologist's Research Led a State to Abolish the Death Penalty
The Chronicle of Higher Education
That research was met with a gantlet of extended debate and attacks, including scrutiny from an expert hired by the state who suggested that the two scholars had unethically adjusted models to generate a predetermined result. After much examination of ...


CNBC

Workers would pay to have a boss with these 10 traits, new research finds
CNBC
You might think you want a cheerful boss who is cooperative and values community. But in reality, you probably don't. New research from New York University finds that both men and women see stereotypically male traits such as assertiveness and ...

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Anderson Independent Mail

$11 million grant creates center for musculoskeletal research at Clemson
Anderson Independent Mail
The grant is part of the Centers for Biomedical Research Excellence program, which was founded in 1993 to ensure that funding gets distributed more evenly across states which have historically had low levels of NIH support. The $11 million initial ...


BioSpace (press release) (blog)

October 19 Research Roundup: Dementia, Frankenstein Proteins, and Epigenetic Sperm Changes
BioSpace (press release) (blog)
Most researchers believe that only about one in 20 dementias are inherited. Researchers at the University of Cambridge published research in the journal Nature Communications that suggests spontaneous DNA mutations may cause the majority of ...


University researchers push for better research methods
Minnesota Daily
Faculty members and graduate students at the University of Minnesota have formed a workshop to hold discussions about reproducibility in research studies. The discussions come during a national movement to replicate research in social science fields, ...


The Boston Globe

What is POTS? Medford walk to benefit research on little-known disorder
The Boston Globe
The family of a local woman who is living with a little-known disorder has organized a race Saturday in Medford to raise money for research on postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. POTS can cause an array of symptoms that can often be dismissed as ...


CNN

Rare eye condition was behind da Vinci's genius, research claims
CNN
"Looking at his work, I noticed the pronounced divergence of the eyes in all of his paintings," explained the study's author, Christopher Tyler, a research professor at City University of London and the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute in San ...
Evidence That Leonardo da Vinci Had Strabismus | Ophthalmology | JAMA Ophthalmology | JAMA NetworkThe JAMA Network
Was Rembrandt Stereoblind? | NEJMThe New England Journal of Medicine
Inside the mind of creative geniuses » the nerve blog | Blog Archive | Boston UniversityBoston University

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TNW

WHO scientists used Photoshop to doctor images in cancer research
TNW
Researchers affiliated with WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) have been exposed for manipulating images in multiple research papers they have published over the years. Between 2005 and 2014, Massimo Tommasino, head of ...


BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Literature reviews and bibliographic research methods: training is the key to success
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Even with expert knowledge in a research area, performing reviews is a difficult task which involves rigor, extensive planning, and a comprehensive strategy. In this blog Stéphanie Degroote shares the challenges and the lessons learnt from a recent ...


Harvard Gazette

Worldwide Week at Harvard brings it home
Harvard Gazette
In dozens of countries and more than 20 Harvard offices outside the U.S., faculty, students, staff, and other members of the Harvard community conduct research ? in labs, online, and on location ? aimed at answering the world's most challenging ...