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Explore the debate and science of Irreproducibility.

March 23, 2020

NAS Comments on EPA's Proposed Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Peter Wood

Submitted comment to the EPA which includes clarifications, modifications, and additions to the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Scienc...

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March 20, 2020

Coronavirus and Reproducibility

David Randall

The arguments in favor of acting now, with insufficient data, are unusually strong.

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February 19, 2020

Conference Follow-up: Fixing Science

NAS

A summary of NAS's conference held at the Independent Institute in Oakland, CA, February 7th and 8th.

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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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December 17, 2019

Scientific Irreproducibility and Public Policy

John David

The irreproducibility crisis does not only hinder progress in the sciences—it also has tangible effects on public policy, posing a serious threat to American consumers and businesses.

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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...

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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...

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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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