Tuesday, March 28, 2017

B - Reproducibility

Allison DB, Brown AW, George BJ, et al. Reproducibility: a tragedy of errors. Nature 20163 Feb. 3 530(7588):27-9
(doi: 10.1038/530027a)

Mistakes in peer-reviewed papers are easy to find but hard to fix. Post-publication peer review is not consistent, smooth or rapid. Many journal editors and staff members seemed unprepared or ill-equipped to investigate, take action or even respond. The authors summarized their experience, the main barriers they encountered, and their thoughts on how to make published science more rigorous.

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