Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

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On the reproducibility of science: unique identification of research resources in the biomedical literature
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Validation of picogram- and femtogram-input DNA libraries for microscale metagenomics
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Validation of COI metabarcoding primers for terrestrial arthropods
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C9orf72, a protein associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a guanine nucleotide exchange factor
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Just published @PeerJLife study examines the long-term effects of non-biodegradable polyelectrolyte microcapsules on fish internal organs with histopathologic analysis Read the full article https://t.co/7FJgvgc3Lc #Aquaculture #Fisheries #Biochemistry #Biotechnology https://t.co/7fNydW1ZwG

Research from Langenfeld et al. @UMich compares ultrafiltration and iron chloride flocculation in the preparation of aquatic viromes from contrasting sample types Read the full @PeerJLife article https://t.co/OYunnqAMCG @envirophage #Microbiology #MolecularBiology #Virology https://t.co/YgEBYlygeA

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Analysis of Odonata #DNAbarcode library today in @thePeerJ https://t.co/zBMQyovPMV #Entomology #MolecularBiology #Taxonomy #Zoology #FreshwaterBiology

Policy: NIH plans to enhance reproducibility
http://www.nature.com/news/policy-nih-plans-to-enhance-reproducibility-1.14586

Unreliable research: Trouble at the lab
http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21588057-scientists-think-science-self-correcting-alarming-degree-it-not-trouble

Failure to replicate, spoiled milk and unspilled beans
http://buildingblogsofscience.wordpress.com/2013/09/06/failure-to-replicate-spoiled-milk-and-unspilled-beans/

Many Papers Lack Detailed Methods
http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/37382/title/Many-Papers-Lack-Detailed-Methods/