In a slightly depressing new paper, researchers describe how they tried to get access to the data behind 111 of the most cited psychology and psychiatry papers published in the past decade. Only 14% of the datasets were made available with no restrictions on who could access them.
Citizen Science Can Make Systematic Reviews Faster and More Efficient
Citizen science: crowdsourcing for systematic reviews looks at how people can contribute their expertise to scientific studies using new online platforms - even if they don’t think of themselves as researchers or scientists.
In this controversial opinion piece, German science expert Stefan Hornbostel argues that some transparency is good for science - but too much can backfire, reducing the efficiency and quality of research and eroding public trust.
Female Inventors and Their Inventions That Changed the World and Impacted the History In a Revolutionary Way
Here we pay tribute to some of the most courageous, innovative, and determined genius female inventors while we walk through their remarkable discoveries and try to imagine how hard it was for them at times.