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New transparency and reproducibility initiative for science

Group calls for more transparency in science research, announces guidelines From Rice University: An international group of academic leaders, journal editors and funding-agency representatives and disciplinary leaders, including Rick Wilson, the Herbert S. Autrey Chair of Political Science and professor of statistics and psychology at Rice University, has announced guidelines to further strengthen transparency and…

Stereocilia on an auditory hair cell.  Pseudocolored scanning EM image. Image: Edwin W. Rubel

Another advance in hearing restoration

Lately, there has been a lot of SPAM being sent out that claims to sell product(s) that will restore hearing loss. I’m here to tell you that its nothing but a scam masquerading under the recent advances in science. As many of you know, I suffer from profound hearing loss due to an ototoxic drug…

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Well, at least the daphnia will survive ‘climate change’

There’s lots of worries about “species extinction” due to climate change, and so far the track record on those predictions isn’t doing so good, such as the First animal claimed extinct due to ‘climate change’ found ‘alive and well’. From KU Leuven Water fleas genetically adapt to climate change The water flea has genetically adapted…