And you thought it was a show about nothing: From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, life may be imitating the sitcom.
A research team argues for raising the profile of replication studies after its experiment found no evidence for a widely cited theory that conservatives and liberals respond differently to threatening images.
The director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health calls for an end to all-male speaking panels: "Starting now, when I consider speaking invitations, I will expect a level playing field, where scientists of all backgrounds are evaluated fairly for speaking opportunities."
Accurate predictions of Earth’s warming require computers that are too expensive for any one country or institution. Instead a "CERN for climate modeling" is needed, writes Sabine Hossenfelder, a research fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies.