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Could Authors Be Saying “Goodbye” to the Accept/Reject Decision?

Trying to publish scientific research can be slow, demoralizing and put up barriers to progress. But what if there was another way, one that let authors take more control while making readers more informed about how their peers evaluate the study?

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Heavy Metals Were Found in Baby Food – What Is the FDA Doing About It?

Following contamination issues with rice-bulked baby food and cinnamon apple sauce packets, what is the FDA planning to do about heavy metal contamination in infant foods?
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LEAF Promotes Greener Laboratory Practices

In this article, we explore the importance of LEAF and how the choice of equipment – together with better habits – can significantly contribute to a greener and more sustainable future for laboratories.
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Strategies for Sustainable Science at CU Boulder and Beyond

In this interview, Kathryn Ramirez-Aguilar discusses the CU Green Labs Program, her involvement with the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories and the role of research funders in furthering sustainability within a lab environment.
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How Scientists Are Fighting For Truth in a Burning World

In this article, Dr. Natalie Cooper, an ecologist and senior researcher at the Natural History Museum in London, shares her insights on persevering as a scientist amidst global crises.
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Universal Microbial Network Breaks Down Human Flesh

Technology Networks spoke to the research team behind the discovery of a network of microbes that appear to drive the decomposition of animal flesh to learn more about how the finding could help in modulating decomposition processes.
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Navigating Eco-Anxiety in Children

This article delves deep into the hearts and minds of our youngest generation, confronting the acute and long-term impact of climate anxiety on children and
shedding light on how we can support young people through these tumultuous times.
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Is Plant-Based “Fake” Meat Good for Your Health?

Are fake meats the healthy, greener alternative to the fatty flesh of cows and pigs? Or are they just another counterfeit component of the West’s new detrimental diet? Technology Networks asked the experts to find out.
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The One Sample T Test

In this article, we will explore some of the theory behind the one sample t test, assumptions of the test, interpretation and a worked example.
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CRISPR-Cas9 Editing in Plants: What's the Latest Research?

In this article, we take a look at the latest advancements in research applying multiplex CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing to plants.