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Most Scientists 'can't Replicate Studies By Their Peers'


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Science is facing a "reproducibility crisis" where more than two-thirds of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist's experiments, research suggests.

This is frustrating clinicians and drug developers who want solid foundations of pre-clinical research to build upon.

You could be forgiven for thinking that reproducing published findings should be easy. Experiments are supposed to be replicable. Sadly nothing, it seems, could be further from the truth.

From BBC News
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