Metrics News

  • What Does Scientific Reproducibility Mean, Anyway?

    Jun 14, 2016
    STAT

    By:
    Ivan Oransky
    Adam Marcus
    Reproducibility is one of the buzziest terms in science today. After all, science by its nature is not supposed to be a one-and-done affair.
  • Reproducible Research: A Hunt for the Truth

    Jun 09, 2016
    SCOPE

    By:
    Jennie Dusheck
    Last week, the journal Nature published the results of a survey asking scientists if they thought the published scientific literature is mostly correct.
  • Facilitating Reproducibility

    Apr 05, 2016
    Stanford University Libraries Blog

    By:
    Amy E Hodge
    Many scientists are making the reproducibility of their research a much higher priority these days than they used to. But it's a time consuming task, which means that many are searching for tools and workflows to help facilitate their efforts.
  • Failure is Moving Science Forward

    Mar 28, 2016
    FiveThirtyEight

    By:
    Christie Aschwanden
    The replication crisis is a sign that science is working.
  • Why Science Would Benefit From Being Self-refereed

    Mar 28, 2016
    STAT

    By:
    Ivan Oransky
    Adam Marcus
    Anyone who has ever played pickup basketball knows, allowing players to call fouls on themselves works pretty well to keep the court clean. So what about in science?