A panel of researchers from academia and government said that scientists looking to limit reproducibility problems in their proteomics research should use standard operating procedures, run pilot studies ahead of full-blown ones, and rely on the consistency afforded by robotics.
 
The recommendations came during a panel discussion held by Science this week to discuss reproducibility in mass spectrometry-based biomarker discovery work, a key problem in proteomics research.
 

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

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