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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Reproducibility Cris In In Scientific Research

1,500 Scientists Lift the Lid on Reproducibility (+Video)

Survey sheds light on the ‘crisis’ rocking research.

Monya Baker | May 25, 2016

More than 70% of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist's experiments, and more than half have failed to reproduce their own experiments. Those are some of the telling figures that emerged from Nature's survey of 1,576 researchers who took a brief online questionnaire on reproducibility in research.


<more at; related articles and links: (The Reproducibility Crisis Is Good for Science. Weak statistics are getting called out, and replication is gaining respect. April 15, 2016) and (How scientists are addressing the 'reproducibility problem'. April 25, 2016)>

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