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Games researchers play (comment) (news)


Below is a link to a story that appeared in the New York Times concerning a researcher at Cornell, Brian Wansink, who has been accused of submitting articles with unreliable data.  The article describes several questionable or unethical practices that are common among nutrition researchers, and are also found in other areas of research.


Why accurate metadata is important (comment)


Below is an excerpt and link to an article that appeared in the news this week about a good day in the archives. This isn't the first time that an unexpected discovery has been made in the Royal Society library: in 1981, independent scholar and historian of microscopy Brian Ford discovered Leeuwenhoek's microscope specimens there.