In: Stories of unreproducibility

Testing the reproducibility and robustness of the cancer biology literature by robot
June 16, 2022

Scientific results should be reproducible and robust. However, when reproducibility is tested, it is often not found (often termed ’reproducibility crisis’),…

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Reproducibility in systems biology modelling
August 25, 2020

A recent report by Tiwari et al. investigated the reproducibility rate in systems biology modelling by reproducing the mathematical representation of 455 kinetic…

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Variability in the analysis of a single neuroimaging dataset by many teams
May 28, 2020

To test the reproducibility and robustness of results obtained in the neuroimaging field, 70 independent teams of neuroimaging experts from across…

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Coronavirus: The need for solid, robust data
March 31, 2020

Like everyone else we are with a great concern given the current coronavirus situation and the beginning of a global experiment:…

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Replication Study: The microRNA miR-34a inhibits prostate cancer stem cells and metastasis by directly repressing CD44
March 13, 2019

The Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology aims to replicate a number of landmark studies in the field of tumor biology published between 2010 –…

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Replication Study: Intestinal inflammation targets cancer-inducing activity of the microbiota
November 17, 2018

As part of the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology, this report describes the attempt to replicate critical experiments from the paper “Intestinal…

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ECNP Preclinical Network Data Prize: The Award Winner
September 5, 2018

The ECNP Preclinical Network has announced the winner of the Award for the best publication of negative results in preclinical neuroscience….

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Social sciences: Replication studies show that 3 out of 5 is good
August 30, 2018

Evaluating the replicability of social science experiments in Nature and Science between 2010 and 2015 Being able to replicate scientific findings…

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Studies Unable to Reproduce Results of Two Diabetes Papers
August 16, 2018

Two examples from Diabetes research of non-reproducible studies. A commentary on The Scientist published on August 10th, 2018. There will always…

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