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Who Is Responsible for Reproducible Science?
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Reproducibility is now recognized as a core feature of good scientific practice but too many papers fail to meet the grade. We talked to Leslie D McIntosh, CEO of Ripeta, on the topic of reproducibility. In this interview, we ask Leslie about the concepts within Ripeta’s recent report on the state of reproducible science in 2019.

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Feeling Like a Fraud: Impostor Syndrome in STEM
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Impostor syndrome is experienced by millions of people around the world cross culturally, and describes difficulty internalizing one's accomplishments or abilities, and instead attributing their success to other factors. In this article, we explore the prevalence of impostor syndrome in STEM and the impact it has on the scientific community.

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Better Together: Difficulty Integrating the Senses in Anxiety Disorders
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Our reality is constructed through a combination of our sensory data. This process is called multisensory integration. In this article, neuroscientist Naomi Heffer outlines how exploring this process might help us understand how anxiety disorders affect our brain.

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Living in the (Bio)material World: A Night at Biodesign Here Now
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We report the opening night of Biodesign Here Now, an event featuring architects, artists, textile designers, and many more creatives who have found ways to bring together biology and design in their work, showing a way forward for collaboration between the two fields.

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Artificial Intelligence – Improving How We Diagnose Cancer
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AI has come a long way from its humble beginnings. With the advanced development of AI systems and machine learning, more significant medical applications for the technology are emerging. In this article, we explore how the field of cancer diagnosis is advancing hand-in-hand with AI.

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UK BioBank Project Is Taken to the Next Level by Sequencing 500,000 Genomes
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In a bid to push personalized medicine forward, an ambitious ground-breaking £200 million project will see the 500,000 BioBank participants' whole genomes sequenced.

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Automated, Reproducible Workflows Can Speed Up EM Image Analysis
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Electron microscopy (EM) image analysis can be an immensely useful process for researchers, but too often is also laborious and time-consuming. New software packages are changing that. We caught up with Laurent Billy, Director of Product Management, Applications Software at Thermo Fisher Scientific to find out more about the future of EM image analysis.

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Lipidomics – A Niche but Rapidly Growing Field
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Although researchers have been working on lipid biochemistry for many decades, lipidomics is a more recent, newly emerging discipline – with potential applications for diagnosing and preventing disease.

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Changing Course: Rethinking How AI Can Interpret X-Rays
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Can high-resolution images offer better accuracy in AI support for decision making than the standard low-resolution images used in most deep learning models today? The answer can help us understand the details that are critical for fine-tuning of all machine learning work, on all machines.

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Why Neuralink's Implants Are an Essential Step in MedTech Innovation
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Elon Musk has never been afraid to push the envelope when working towards a more innovative future. One of Musk's latest projects, called Neuralink, wants to help people interact with computers by using their minds. Here, we take a look at Musk's claims that Neuralink will bring brain-machine interfaces to the public.

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