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Committee Offers Guidelines For Promoting Transparency and Openness

Also in the Policy Forum section of this week’s edition of Science is a longer paper on how journals and scientific organizations might promote transparency and openness in their research.  245 more words

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National Academies Aims To Prime Pump For Self-Correction Discussion

In this week’s issue of Science the Policy Forum section includes an essay from several senior researchers and research administrators discussing the challenges to improving the incentives for ensuring high integrity in research.  379 more words

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First Golden Goose of 2015 Announced

The folks behind the Golden Goose Award have announced the first award for 2015.  All of this year’s recipients will be recognized at the Library of Congress on September 17.  221 more words

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RRID Shows Promise In Meta-Identification

A paper in F1000 Research (H/T Nature News) suggests that the Research Resource Identification marker (RRID) pilot has be well received in the biomedical research community.  303 more words

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U.S. Government Not Keen On Germ-Line Editing, At Least Right Now

Yesterday John Holdren, Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), posted to the OSTP blog about recent activities in genome editing.  While… 304 more words

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NIH Reiterates Opposition To Funding Gene Editing For Human Embryos

In light of Chinese researchers reporting their efforts to edit the genes of ‘non-viable’ human embryos, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins issued a… 329 more words

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