Tag: Alison Gilchrist

The System Sucks: Why Academic Publishing (As It Stands) Is Bad For Reproducible Science

How is the academic publishing system exacerbating the replication crisis in science? What can we do to fix it?

If Your Experiments Are Better, You Can Do More of Them: The Importance of Experimental Design for Reproducible Science

Better experimental design leads to reproducible science. Enforcement falls to journals as well as individual scientists.

We’re not so different, bacteria and I

On poking E. coli and what it tells us about ourselves

Science communication lessons from Dr. Julie Gerberding

As the first female director of the CDC, Julie Gerberding has a long and impressive history of communicating science to the public—and of assuaging fear.