There's been a lot of buzz recently for The Reproducibility Project: an effort by a group of researchers to attempt to reproduce the results of every study published in several prominent journals of psychology over the course of a year. Reproducibility is something that's underrated - and disincentivized - in science generally, so this has the potential to be important work.
The Wall Street Journal has a very good page-one story today reporting on how most peer-reviewed medical studies can't be reproduced by other researchers. Reproducibility is the foundation of all modern research, the standard by whi... Read Post
My interest in the Anil Potti scandal started when my former colleagues could not reproduce the analysis in one of Potti’s papers. (Actually, they did reproduce the analysis, at great effort, in the sense of forensically determining... Read Post