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Policy: NIH Plans to Enhance Reproducibility of Biomedical Research

In a recent editorial in the journal Nature, Francis Collins and Lawrence Tabak from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) discuss the concerns that NIH has with current lack of reproducibility in biomedical research, and propose steps for improving the repoducibility records. In their editorial they point out that we have traditionally considered science to be a self-correcting field. Given the expectation that over time, all reported works would be replicated by peers. Read More »

Six Funders Working To Set Science Free

Tate Williams | Inside Philanthropy | December 3, 2014

Sharing information is easier than ever, but much scientific research remains maddeningly walled-off in publications charging thousands of dollars for access. Some prominent funders are part of a growing movement to make science more open...

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