Producing Reproducibility | GenomeWeb

The open source journal eLife, the Center for Open Science, and Science Exchange have launched a project that will take a closer look at some of the biggest cancer research experiments published recently.

Through The Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology, the partners will seek to replicate the key findings from 50 high-profile preclinical cancer studies published between 2010 and 2012. They chose the articles based on their citation rates and on how much attention they've gotten online.

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