Repeat After Me...
How committed are we to reproducibility in science?
Heather Bean | | Opinion
The institutions funding our research and journals publishing our discoveries make, almost without exception, a seemingly simple request: make your science reproducible. Why? Because we owe it to the taxpayers – who often foot the bill – to make the best possible use of their money, and we owe it to our colleagues to ensure that they can trust our conclusions.
To ensure reproducibility, we perform replicate experiments, report standard deviations and conduct significance testing. We also name the sources of chemical standards, reagents and cell lines, document the instrumentation used and software deployed, detail method parameters and cite the studies central to method development.
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