Fixing the Flaws in Animal Research
Fixing the Flaws in Animal Research
Many preclinical studies carried out in vivo are poorly designed and generate irreproducible data, but efforts to address the problem are on the rise.
Fixing the Flaws in Animal Research
Fixing the Flaws in Animal Research

Many preclinical studies carried out in vivo are poorly designed and generate irreproducible data, but efforts to address the problem are on the rise.

Many preclinical studies carried out in vivo are poorly designed and generate irreproducible data, but efforts to address the problem are on the rise.

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Swiss Researchers Struggle to Get Animal Experiments Approved
Swiss Researchers Struggle to Get Animal Experiments Approved
Diana Kwon | Jan 8, 2019
Scientists say that increasingly rigorous licensing procedures have complicated research efforts—and in some cases, stopped experiments completely.
Want to Boost Reproducibility? Get Another Lab Involved
Want to Boost Reproducibility? Get Another Lab Involved
Jim Daley | Feb 22, 2018
Including as few as two labs in a study improved the odds of getting the true effect size by as much as 23 percentage points, according to a replication model.
One Way to Fix Reproducibility Problems: Train Scientists Better
One Way to Fix Reproducibility Problems: Train Scientists Better
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 28, 2017
Leonard Freedman, president of the Global Biological Standards Institute, discusses the causes of irreproducible science and his latest effort to spread best practices.
Preclinical Studies Don't Regularly Adhere to Best Practices
Preclinical Studies Don't Regularly Adhere to Best Practices
Kerry Grens | May 8, 2017
Animal experiments published in a handful of cardiovascular journals mostly ignore NIH guidelines.
Digesting Dietary Data
Digesting Dietary Data
Christopher Gardner and Michael Stanton | Jun 1, 2014
Why are there so many contradictory nutrition studies, and how can they be improved?