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Data sharing can offer help in science’s reproducibility crisis

“What we researchers try to do is provide the science-consuming public with genuine insights about brain and behavior,” said Rick Gilmore, associate professor of psychology, Penn State. “We want to say things that are robust and true. Without reproducibility it’s hard to say that convincingly.” Gilmore said there are positive trends in creating more open…

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Deaths from Chagas disease under-reported

Chagas disease is an insect-borne parasitic disease caused by Trypanosoma cruzi. A bite from an infected Triatominae, or kissing bug, can cause initial swelling, fever, and headaches but symptoms generally fade away after a few months. Infected people can then live for decades with no more signs of the disease, during which time clinicians have…

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