First open-access reproducibility project reveals roadblocks to performing replication studies


Reproducibility has re-emerged at the forefront of public awareness this week, as the first five replication studies executed by the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology (RP:CB) have just been published in the open-access journal eLife. The project is a collaboration between Science Exchange and the Center for Open Science (COS) to independently replicate key experiments from […]

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Can Registered Reports help diagnose a reproducibility crisis?


There has been growing concern in the scientific community over the last several years about a lack of reproducible results in the biomedical research community. Recently, two large pharmaceutical companies (Amgen and Bayer) announced that they could only reproduce a small fraction of published preclinical cancer biology studies. These results have shocked the scientific community, […]

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