USA - Irreproducible biomedical research costs put at $28 billion per year

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Scientists in the United States spend $28 billion each year on basic biomedical research that cannot be repeated successfully. That is the conclusion of a study published on 9 June in PLoS Biology* that attempts to quantify the causes, and costs, of irreproducibility.

Source : Irreproducible biology research costs put at $28 billion per year (Nature 09/06/2015)
* Study: The Economics of Reproducibility in Preclinical Research  (référence complète Pubmed)

Quelques réactions dans la presse alémanique :
- Die Forschung in der Glaubwürdigkeitskrise : ein Gastbeitrag von Reto Obrist (Tages-Anzeiger 18/06/2015)
Irrtümer gehören zum Wesen der Wissenschaft : ein Gastbeitrag von Adriano Aguzzi (Tages-Anzeiger 22/06/2015)
- Gute Wissenschaft braucht Zeit : ein Gastbeitrag von Peter Meier-Abt, Präsident der SAMW (Der Bund 16/07/2015)

Date et heure
Thursday, 16 July, 2015 (All day)


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