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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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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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October 31, 2018

Toolkit: Making Science Reproducible

NAS

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

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September 18, 2018

Mice, P-hacking, and More Irreproducible Science

Peter Wood

Another study stinks of irreproducible science.

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August 14, 2018

How America Lost Its Scientific Edge and How to Get It Back

Chance Layton

NAS member Edward Dougherty writes on the decline of science and remedies to make Americans competitive once again.

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July 23, 2018

Why Non-Scientists Need To Study the Philosophy of Science

Edward R. Dougherty

NAS Member Edward R. Dougherty writes on what all students should know about scientific epistemology.

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July 20, 2018

The Establishment Defends Irreproducibility

David Randall

NAS Director of Research David Randall argues that high reproducibility standards are practical.

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