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Reproducibility in science

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Sci. Signal.  07 Apr 2015:
Vol. 8, Issue 371, pp. eg5
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aaa5764

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The issue of reproducibility and reliability in science has come to the forefront in light of several high-profile studies that could not be reproduced. Whereas some errors in reliability can be attributed to the application of new techniques that have unappreciated caveats, some problems with reproducibility lie in the climate of intense pressure for funding and to publish faced by many researchers.

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