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  1. proofreading

    Innovator Story: Learning from errors

    Michèle Nuijten shares her journey of creating Statcheck, a checker for statistical reporting inconsistencies.
  2. Interview: Tying everything together

    Having the freedom to follow her curiosity has enabled Yael Artzy-Randrup to explore the boundaries of ecology and evolution.
  3. ScienceFair - a new desktop science library

    Richard Smith-Unna introduces ScienceFair, a new way to access and consume science from your desktop using peer-to-peer technology.
  4. The natural history of a curator: an interview with Ben Price

    Growing up on a game ranch in Zimbabwe stimulated Ben Price’s fascination with insects – “the sheer diversity of insects makes it impossible to not be interested once you start looking”. He continued to explore nature during a PhD on the evolutionary history of cicadas, and two postdocs. Now, he is the senior curator of Odonata and Small Orders, an eclectic group that includes land-based and aquatic insects, at the Natural History Museum in London.
  5. Food for thought: an interview with Ana Domingos

    Ana Domingos of the Gulbenkian Science Institute in Portugal has forged a career learning why we like certain types of food. By looking at the reward system of the mouse brain, she has revealed pathways that explain why animals prefer sugar, and perhaps why it may factor so strongly in the Western diet.
  6. Open-Source Community Call: Exploring tools for reproducible research

    Community members share the latest efforts and opportunities in developing tools for conducting and communicating research.
  7. Episode 41: September 2017

    In this episode we hear about biomarkers for epilepsy, how fish can recognise faces, insect anti-anti aphrodisiacs, and why striving for novelty may hinder the progress of science.
    1. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Mechanistic Microbiome Studies: A Special Issue

    Edited by Wendy S Garrett et al.
    eLife is pleased to present a Special Issue to highlight recent advances in the mechanistic understanding of microbiome function.
  8. Episode 73: April 2021

    In this episode, we hear about microdosing, bacteria in rivers, parasites and inflammation, aging, and non-inclusive language in science.
  9. tidyqpcr: quantitative PCR analysis in the tidyverse

    Building on the ever-expanding tidyverse collection, a look into a new series of R scripts for qPCR analysis.

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