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1,500 scientists speak out on science’s reproducibility crisis

1,500 scientists speak out on science’s reproducibility crisis All too often, the idea is great, but the science just isn’t there to back it up, so the product never appears.Nature News did a survey of its readers, including more than 1,500 researchers, to find out what they thought about the problem of replicating others’ work and getting discordant results.

How the sugar industry bought out scientists for decades, and how to stop it from happening again

How the sugar industry bought out scientists for decades, and how to stop it from happening again ” They found a group of Harvard nutrition scientists who would take their money, and started making plans.Complete with a codename, Project 226 was designed to protect the interests of the sugar industry by “recapturing” the 20% of American calorie intake they expected to lose once this whole sugar-isn’t-great-for-your-heart thing percolated through into public awareness.

2016's most talked-about research papers

2016's most talked-about research papers ” But the researchers didn’t give the participants any instruction on how to use the Fitcore trackers and website effectively.Her plea for more research this year into Lewy body dementia galvanized donors and researchers, and those who are interested in such research.