Scientists unknowingly tweak experiments

A new study has found some scientists are unknowingly tweaking experiments and analysis methods to increase their chances of getting results that are easily published.

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Dr Megan Head in her evolutionary biology lab at the Research School of Biology. Image, Regina Vega-Trejo

Three tricks orchids use to lure pollinating insects

Research on sexually deceptive orchids by Rod Peakall and Ryan Phillips has been featured by BBC Earth.

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Two new Group Leaders join RSB

The Research School of Biology welcomes two new Group Leaders, Denisse Leyton and Guillaume Tcherkez.

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New Group Leaders Denisse Leyton and Guillaume Tcherkez

National Biology Olympiad Summer School

The Research School of Biology hosted the National Biology Olympiad Summer School for 23 talented high-school students in January.

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Student Olympiad, at RSB 2015

New molecules to burst malaria's bubble

Scientists have released details of a raft of new chemicals with potent anti-malarial properties which could open the way to new drugs to fight the disease.

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Natalie Spillman. Image credit Alex Maier

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News

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Mar
2015
A new study has found some scientists are unknowingly tweaking experiments and...
02
Feb
2015
Congratulations to the following RSB members who have been promoted to Level E...
02
Feb
2015
The Research School of Biology (RSB) hosted the National Biology Olympiad...
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Feb
2015
The Research School of Biology welcomes two new Group Leaders. Denisse Leyton...
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Dec
2014
The Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP) course 'Concepts in...

Events

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Apr
2015
The major classes of plant small RNAs include microRNAs (miRNAs) and small...
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Apr
2015
Since the human genome was sequenced, the term "epigenetics" is...
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Apr
2015
One of the central questions of evolutionary biology is, why do individuals...
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Apr
2015
What are the nutritional goals of primates and how are they met under different...
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May
2015
Sexual selection (essentially the competition for mates) is traditionally...

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