NIH considers adding reproducibility requirements to some grants

08/6/2013 | Nature (free content)

NIH officials are asking scientists about the feasibility of obtaining independent validation for research results on which subsequent clinical trials will be based. The NIH is considering proposals to scrutinize the work on which grant applications are based and to require independent validation as a condition of receiving grant funding. Critics say independent validation can be expensive and innovative methods can be difficult to reproduce, but advocates say independent validation would relieve pressure to publish only positive results.

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