Today, on World Hepatitis Day, we would like to share with you a special article collection looking at hepatitis research from around the world. By showcasing some of the best research published in Virology Journal, we hope to help the fight against the disease by broadening our understanding of the hepatitis viruses.
Following the launch today of BioMed Central’s new Minimum Standards of Reporting Checklist, BMC Biology give us an insight into how it was developed and their board members’ thoughts on its implementation.
How easily can published results be reproduced or replicated? This is becoming a more frequently asked question in science and an Editorial published today highlights a reproducibility checklist. Here, Graham focuses on a recent Nature paper, explaining how using two different, yet reliable, methods to address the same question can give different results, and why this is important.
Open sharing of epigenome data is crucial to ensure progression of large-scale data-intensive research. A new Opinion article published recently in Genome Biology aims to make the sharing of such data easier for researchers. Here, first author Stephanie Dyke answers questions about this work.
Tracking the locomotor activity of rodents is important for the investigation of neurodegenerative or aging conditions that affect the locomotor system. Research published today in BMC Biology describes the new MouseWalker and here, I ask co-authors Richard Mann and Cesar Mendes from Columbia University Medical Center more about their work.
In a Q&A with Mike Tipton, Jim House and Katie Kennedy, from the Extreme Environments Laboratory at Portsmouth University, I found out why delegates at a recent environmental ergonomics conference were coated with glitter.