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18 juin 2018

Science is in a reproducibility crisis – how do we resolve it?

Publish or perish: Scientists are not given incentives to replicate others’ results, and even when they do so on their own steam, negative findings often go unpublished… this is not science nor research! this is a spectacle! Pusblish or perish culture generates PUBLISH AND PERISH results

Over the past few years, there has been a growing awareness that many experimentally established “facts” don’t seem to hold up to repeated investigation.

This was highlighted in a 2010 article in the New Yorker entitled The Truth Wears Off and since then, there have been many popular press accounts of different aspects of science’s current reproducibility crisis.

These include an exposé of the increasing number of retractions by scientific journals and damning demonstrations of failures to replicate high profile studies.

Articles in recent days have discussed how the majority of scientists might be more interested in funding and fame than “truth” and…..

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5 juin 2018


Here are some recommended readings for this very important and central topic, this system is not sustainable, it’s not a question of if BUT when? and it seems to be very close :