Mina Bissell, a cancer researcher at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, writes in Nature that while efforts to make research more reproducible are praiseworthy, they may have unintended side effects such as "shelving promising research and unfairly damag[ing] the reputations of careful, meticulous scientists."

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.