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September 8, 2020
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Gleiche Hypothese, gleiche Daten – variable Ergebnisse?

Metastudie zeigt, wie Wissenschaft sich selbst kritisch hinterfragen und kontrollieren kann Kritische Selbstreflexion im Wissenschaftsbetrieb ist unabdingbar – die derzeitige Corona-Krise bestätigt dies eindrücklich. In einem Experiment haben rund 200 internationale Forscher*innen unabhängig voneinander denselben Datensatz über Gehirnaktivität während einer … Continue reading

July 22, 2013
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China’s chance to reinvent itself environmentally

China’s 34-year-old Environmental Protection Law was created when it made sense for legislators in a developing country to trade environmental well-being for a boost to the gross domestic product. Today, China wrestles with pollution that is leaving its citizens gasping … Continue reading

February 23, 2012
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How Good Cholesterol Turns Bad

*Berkeley Lab Researchers Find New Evidence on How Cholesterol Gets Moved from HDLs to LDLs* Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have found new evidence to explain how cholesteryl ester transfer protein … Continue reading

January 25, 2012
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Under the Electron Microscope – A 3-D Image of an Individual Protein

*The high resolution of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Gang Ren* When Gang Ren whirls the controls of his cryo-electron microscope, he compares it to fine-tuning the gearshift and brakes of a racing bicycle. But this machine at the U.S. Department … Continue reading