Science 1,500 scientists lift the lid on reproducibility

An important point to stress to students about science being based on reproducability of results.

 

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.

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