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Table 1 Journals that focus exclusively on negative results (listed alphabetically)

From: Negative results: negative perceptions limit their potential for increasing reproducibility

Journal name


URL (start datea)

All Results Journals (Chem, Nano, Biol, Phys)*

SACSIS (2010)

Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis*

Reysen Group (2002)

Journal of Errology

Unknown (unknown; discontinued; site down)

Journal of Interesting Negative Results

Unknown (2008; discontinued)

Journal of Negative Observations in Genetic Oncology

Unknown (1997; discontinued; site down)

Journal of Negative Results in BioMedicine*

BioMed Central (Springer Science + Business Medium)a (2002)

Journal of Negative Results – Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (2002; discontinued)

Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results*

Wolters Kluwer (2010)

Nature Negative Results section*

Nature Publishing Group (2010)b

The Journal of Spurious Correlations

International Sociology Association (2005; discontinued)

The International Journal of Negative & Null Results

International Journal Network (unknown; discontinued; site down)

The Null Journal

Unknown (2009; discontinued)

University of Colorado Database of Negative Results

University of Colorado (2011; discontinued)

  1. *Only these journals are still actively publishing (true up until June 29, 2015)
  2. aIn several cases, if the URL link is not working, or if details about the publisher or the archives could be found, or if no volumes had been published in at least one year, these journals were classified as “discontinued”.
  3. bA special section of Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism, dedicated to negative results, was started in 2010. It is unclear if this section applies to other NPG journals.