"Publication bias against null results is a known major problem that limits the self-correction function of science – anything that addresses this should help science progress more rapidly." (Marcus Munafò, Professor of Biological Psychology at the University of Bristol)
In this article collection, we are highlighting some of the negative results studies that have been published by BMC Research Notes recently and we are aiming to include more articles as they become available. We welcome submissions reporting scientifically valid negative results.
Longitudinal assessment and stability of long non-coding RNA gene expression profiles measured in human peripheral whole blood collected into PAXgene blood RNA tubes
Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are emerging as novel biomarkers for a variety of chronic conditions including autoimmune disease. PAXgene Blood RNA tubes are routinely used in clinical research and molecular d...
Citation: BMC Research Notes 2020 13:531