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Preclinical Cancer Studies Not as Reproducible as Thought
Jef Akst | Jun 30, 2017
Researchers overestimate the reliability of findings from animal studies that are part of the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology.
Cancer Studies Seem Replicable
Kerry Grens | Jun 27, 2017
In the latest findings from the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology, independent researchers achieve results that mirror those of two earlier papers.
More Than 1 Percent of Clinical Trial Reports Appear Flawed
Jef Akst | Jun 5, 2017
A new screening tool flags dozens of papers with potential errors.
Online Platform Aims to Facilitate Replication Studies
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | Apr 7, 2017
A volunteer-run database called StudySwap, which launched in beta last month, is starting to gain momentum.
Speaking of Science Policy
Tracy Vence | Feb 21, 2017
Notable quotes from the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting
Ruth Williams | Jan 18, 2017
An initiative to replicate key findings in cancer biology yields a preliminary conclusion: it’s difficult.
Researchers Refute Proposed Neuron Migration Pathway
Jef Akst | Jan 11, 2017
A team of scientists was unable to replicate controversial, high-profile findings published in 2011.
Science on Reddit in 2016
Kerry Grens | Dec 30, 2016
A conversation with Nate Allen, head moderator of r/Science
Scientists Can’t Replicate Gene-Editing Method
Kerry Grens | Nov 21, 2016
Even with the original authors’ vector, the NgAgo technique doesn’t work in others’ hands.
Group Proposes Strategies to Improve Antibodies
Kerry Grens | Sep 5, 2016
An expert committee encourages reagent providers to adopt one of five methods to validate products.