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October 21, 2023
Comments to the White House on Federal Data

A recent email went out: The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), on behalf of the Federal agencies and […]

A New Mission Statement for NIH–Misguided Semantic Changes?

The NIH recently released a Request for Information on “Updating the NIH Mission Statement” that I find puzzling. It […]

Master Protocols: A Tool for Increasing the Reliability of Behavioral Evidence

The following is a guest post from Anna Harvey, president of the Social Science Research Council (to […]

September 8, 2023
Metascience Since 2012: A Personal History

This essay is a personal history of the $60+ million I allocated to metascience starting in 2012 […]

July 18, 2023
Science Funders, High-Risk Research, and Apple Pie

Science funding agencies often have programs explicitly aimed at funding high-risk, high-reward science. But the role of […]

July 7, 2023
Interview with Arjun Raj

Arjun Raj is a Professor of Bioengineering and Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania, He received his BA […]