On the Go

Emmanuelle Charpentier has always been on the go, the New York Times writes of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology researcher of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing fame. But lately, it adds, it's been less bouncing from position to position as an itinerant researcher to waking up in the middle of the night to work before returning to sleep.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

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