Talking Techniques | The reproducibility crisis: where are we now and how can we progress?


In this episode, BioTechniques Digital Editor, Tristan Free, addresses the ‘reproducibility crisis’. This is a concerning trend in the life sciences in which published papers and established principals are unable to be repeated by other researchers and, at times, even by the researchers who provided the initial results. Marc Raphael. Credit: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory/Jamie Hartman To do this I speak to two scientists driving forward reproducibility in the life sciences, Marc Raphael from the United States Naval Research Laboratory¬†(MD, USA), and Elizabeth Iorns, CEO of Science Exchange (CA, USA). Marc discusses his recent trial of independent verification and validation...

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