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  1. Point of View: Lessons from an initiative to address gender bias

    Kate E Hoy et al.
    How a letter addressing the lack of women invited to speak at a conference in brain stimulation encouraged researchers to take action.
  2. Being a Scientist: A monster of a disease

    Sahana Sitaraman
    When compulsions and obsessive thoughts took over her world, a graduate student found strength in her identity as a scientist.
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    Scientists on Social Media: Inés Dawson

    Creating YouTube videos for the scientifically curious helped a researcher stay motivated during her PhD.
    1. Immunology and Inflammation
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Public Health: Add mass spectrometry to the pandemic toolbox

    Bart Van Puyvelde, Maarten Dhaenens
    A new protocol step improves robustness and ease-of-use for mass spectrometry in the clinic, opening the door to mass deployment to monitor infectious agents.
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    1. Cancer Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Mutations: When oncogenes do not cause cancer

    Jessica Shiu, Arthur D Lander
    Environmental cues, not oncogene-induced senescence, may stop melanocytes with an activating mutation in the BRAF gene from turning into melanoma.
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    1. Cancer Biology

    Reproducibility in Cancer Biology: What have we learned?

    Peter Rodgers, Andy Collings
    As the final outputs of the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology are published, it is clear that preclinical research in cancer biology is not as reproducible as it should be.
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    1. Cancer Biology

    Reproducibility in Cancer Biology: Challenges for assessing replicability in preclinical cancer biology

    Timothy M Errington et al.
    A project to repeat experiments from high-impact papers in cancer biology encountered a series of challenges, many of which were caused by a lack of detail in the original papers.
    1. Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    Cell Signaling: The many states of STIM1

    Marc Fahrner, Christoph Romanin
    Harnessing single-molecule FRET illuminates the structural changes necessary for a protein to fine-tune the influx of calcium when reserves inside a cell run low.
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    1. Cancer Biology

    Science Forum: Is preclinical research in cancer biology reproducible enough?

    Patrick Bodilly Kane, Jonathan Kimmelman
    Results from the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology provide a picture of the rate of false positives in cancer preclinical research, but it is still not clear if research in this field is less reproducible than it should be.
    1. Neuroscience

    Magnetic Resonance: Mapping the visual world to the human brain

    Betina Ip, Holly Bridge
    The visual maps measured non-invasively in the brain of human and non-human primates reliably reflect the underlying neuronal responses recorded with invasive electrodes.
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