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Celebrating Science Online NYC’s first birthday!

The first Science Online NYC (SoNYC) took place on April 20th 2011 which means it’s almost our first birthday! To celebrate, we’d like to continue with our theme of maximum audience participation and invite you to an ‘appy hour and a half with a difference.  Read more

March’s SoNYC: On setting the research record straight – Boston researchers (with experience) on correcting the scientific record #sonyc

March’s SoNYC: On setting the research record straight – Boston researchers (with experience) on correcting the scientific record #sonyc

Last summer, Science retracted a much-publicized paperon the genetics of longevity by a team of Boston University reasearchers. Outside scientists had raised questions about the validity of conclusion based on multiple types of genotyping platforms used for the study.  Read more