After great popularity, the idea of power poses came under fire.
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For a while it was all the rage to adopt Wonder Woman’s famous stance and other body positions that allegedly pumped up your confidence – until more studies of the phenomenon failed to find the connection.
Brain sex isn’t a thing.
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Rather than distinctly male or female, the human brain is much more like the heart, kidneys and lungs – basically the same no matter the sex of the body it’s in.
Australia’s behavioral economics unit publishes rather than hides the results of its unsuccessful experiments.
The Texas frosted elfin (
Callophrys irus hadros), a small butterfly subspecies found only in Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, has lost most of its prairie habitat and is thought to have dramatically declined over the last century.
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Recent reports of dramatic declines in insect populations have sparked concern about an ‘insect apocalypse.’ But a new analysis of data from sites across North America suggests the case isn’t proven.
A new statistical test lets scientists figure out if two groups are similar to one another.
A new statistical test lets researchers search for similarities between groups. Could this help keep new important findings out of the file drawer?
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Some claim that scientists avoid publishing results that go against the consensus on man-made climate change. But this is simply untrue.
Science and integrity is under the microscope.
We asked three experts for their takes.
Proper nutrition is critical to combatting the costly and deadly epidemics of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Food, drug and other companies often sponsor research in the hope it might produce results favourable to their products. How can we ensure such research remains independent?
The problem of publication bias in academic journals is being tackled.
Editors of ten authoritative workplace journals amend their publishing criteria to address publication bias.