74: Seeing double (with Elisabeth Bik)

Episode 74 · December 19th, 2018 · 51 mins 43 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, Dan and James chat with microbiologist Elisabeth Bik about about the detection of problematic images in scientific papers, the state of microbiome research, and making the jump from academia to industry.

More info on what they cover:

  • How Elisabeth get into error detection of scientific images
  • The process of detecting errors in images
  • How groups of authors tend to publish multiple papers with problematic images
  • The association between journal prestige and problematic images
  • Providing monetary incentives for publications
  • Making the jump from academia to industry
  • The current state of microbiome research


Music credits: Lee Rosevere freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/

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