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Items tagged with: impact

New study: "We find that scientists are overwhelmingly (95%) failing to publish their #code and that there has been no significant improvement over time, but we also find evidence that code sharing can considerably improve #citations, particularly when combined with #OpenAccess publication."

#Impact #OACA #OpenSource #Reproducibility

A marine #microbe eating #plastic

This #research used stable isotope probing (SIP) to demonstrate that the bacterium digests plastics (to CO2), and also incorporates the plastic's carbon into its biomass.

Cool study! So we may be feeding specific organisms with our plastic waste. What may this mean for microbial #ecology? An #impact for sure, but the scale remains elusive..

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