Do you know about this surprising major threat to research integrity? As researchers and healthcare practitioners, we rely on scientific literature to guide our efforts. Can that research be trusted? With predatory journals on the rise, quality of scientific research has […]
Written by Devon Olson, Research & Education Librarian Happy New Year! Have a bunch of copyright-free books, songs, and movies! No, really. For the first time since 1998, copyright law has not been extended for a mass of works created before 1923. […]
In 2006, Stuart Slavin began work on an initiative to improve medical student well-being at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. The project was created with a simple model – three components guided the well-being initiative: (1) Reduce unnecessary stressors and […]
Go ahead – turn up those Christmas carols! It turns out there is a real connection between music and health and wellness. The most recent issue of the MedlinePlus magazine includes an interview with the well-known soprano, Renée Fleming, in which she talks about […]
Written by experienced science journalists and field experts, the Retraction Watch blog has reported on retractions of scientific papers for over eight years. As a complement to their blog, the authors have launched a searchable database of more than 18,000 […]
Everyone loves a juicy retractions story, right? Apparently this prominent food researcher may have falsified loads of data. Ever heard of “p-hacking”?