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Explore the debate and science of Irreproducibility.

January 20, 2020

Public Access to Data is Essential

David Randall, Stan Young and Warren Kindzierski

Why support the EPA's proposed rule, "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science?"

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October 3, 2019

'Secret Science' Rule Delayed Until Next Year

David Randall

Last month the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency announce that the proposed rule "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science" would not be finalized before 2020. This development has led to speculation that the r...

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September 19, 2019

Bad Science Makes for Bad Government

David Randall

The government needs to form rules to ensure that the exercise of scientific expertise can itself be independently reproduced and verified.

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August 30, 2019

Introducing Stanley Young, Director of the Shifting Sands Project

Peter Wood

NAS is proud to introduce our lead researcher on an exciting new project to discover how the irreproducibility crisis affects public policy.

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August 5, 2019

Peer Review: The Gold Standard?

Peter Wood

The peer review process, long considered the gold standard for academic publishing, is contributing to the irreproducibility crisis in modern science. Good research is being lumped in with the bad in recent backlash against the peer review process.

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January 3, 2019

Don't Ignore Government's Contribution to the Reproduction Crisis

David Randall

Science continues to evade its complicity in the irreproducibility crisis. 

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November 19, 2018

Making Government Policy Reproducible

NAS

NAS urges the Department of Transportation to create transparent guidelines on data and research methodology.

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October 31, 2018

Toolkit: Making Science Reproducible

NAS

A citizen's guide to the science education, funding, and reform. 

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September 26, 2018

The Irreproducibility Crisis Claims Another Victim

Chance Layton

David Randall writes on the firing of Cornell scientist Brian Wansink and the ongoing problem of irreproducibility. 

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