Replicability crisis in science

  • Posted on: 24 April 2014
  • Last updated on: 4 January 2017

Replicability Crisis



Cancer reproducibility project releases first results.
Baker M, Dolgin E.
Nature. 2017 Jan 18;541(7637):269-270.
PubMed ID: 28102271

Making sense of replications.
Nosek BA, Errington TM.
Elife. 2017 Jan 19;6.
PubMed ID: 28100398

Reproducibility and Research Integrity.
Resnik DB, Shamoo AE.
Account Res. 2017;24(2):116-123.
PubMed ID: 27820655
DOI: ---


1,500 scientists lift the lid on reproducibility.
Baker M.
Nature. 2016 May 26;533(7604):452-4.
PubMed ID: 27225100

Biotech giant publishes failures to confirm high-profile science.
Baker M.
Nature. 2016 Feb 11;530(7589):141.
PubMed ID: 26863961

Open Science and Research Reproducibility.
Munafo M.
Ecancermedicalscience. 2016 Jun 7;10:ed56.
PubMed ID: 27350794

Research papers: Journals should drive data reproducibility.
Santori G.
Nature. 2016 Jul 21;535(7612):355.
PubMed ID: 27443731


PSYCHOLOGY. Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science.
Open Science Collaboration.
Science. 2015 Aug 28;349(6251):aac4716.
PubMed ID: 26315443

The long road to reproducibility.
Nat Cell Biol. 2015 Dec;17(12):1513-4.
PubMed ID: 26612570

Reproducibility in science: improving the standard for basic and preclinical research.
Begley CG, Ioannidis JP.
Circ Res. 2015 Jan 2;116(1):116-26.
PubMed ID: 25552691


Metascience could rescue the "replication crisis".
Schooler JW.
Nature. 2014 Nov 6;515(7525):9.
PubMed ID: 25373639

An open investigation of the reproducibility of cancer biology research.
Errington TM, Iorns E, Gunn W, Tan FE, Lomax J, Nosek BA.
Elife. 2014 Dec 10;3.
PubMed ID: 25202643

Horses for courses: promoting transparent reporting of qualitative research in AJKD.
Tong A, Craig JC.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Jan;63(1):1-3.
PubMed ID: 24360221

Reproducibility: A trading scheme to reduce false results.
McCullough ME, Kelly DL.
Nature. 2014 Apr 17;508(7496):319.
PubMed ID: 24740058


A survey on data reproducibility in cancer research provides insights into our limited ability to translate findings from the laboratory to the clinic.
Mobley A, Linder SK, Braeuer R, Ellis LM, Zwelling L.
PLoS One. 2013 May 15;8(5):e63221.
PubMed ID: 23691000

Poor reporting may infer poor science: lessons learned from asthma trials.
Been JV, Kotz D, van Schayck OC.
Prim Care Respir J. 2013 Dec;22(4):388-90.
PubMed ID: 24270364

Reproducibility: Life sciences lag in stringent standards.
Freedman L.
Nature. 2013 Dec 19;504(7480):376.
PubMed ID: 24352279

Reproducibility: The risks of the replication drive.
Bissell M.
Nature. 2013 Nov 21;503(7476):333-4.
PubMed ID: 24273798
DOI: ---

Introducing a new series on effective writing and publishing of scientific papers.
Kotz D, Cals JW, Tugwell P, Knottnerus JA.
J Clin Epidemiol. 2013 Apr;66(4):359-60.
PubMed ID: 23452725


Drug development: Raise standards for preclinical cancer research.
Begley CG, Ellis LM.
Nature. 2012 Mar 28;483(7391):531-3.
PubMed ID: 22460880

An Open, Large-Scale, Collaborative Effort to Estimate the Reproducibility of Psychological Science.
Open Science Collaboration.
Perspect Psychol Sci. 2012 Nov;7(6):657-60.
PubMed ID: 26168127

In pursuit of scientific excellence: sex matters.
Miller VM.
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2012 May 15;302(9):E1025-6.
PubMed ID: 22414804

Psychology research. Psychology's bold initiative.
Carpenter S.
Science. 2012 Mar 30;335(6076):1558-61.
PubMed ID: 22461583

Reply to the Hong-Lin Chen article on CONSORT (2010) recommendations.
Coats AJ.
Int J Cardiol. 2012 Dec 15;162(1):4-5.
PubMed ID: 23138012

Replication studies: Bad copy.
Yong E.
Nature. 2012 May 16;485(7398):298-300.
PubMed ID: 22596136

Replication initiative: beware misinterpretation.
Francis G.
Science. 2012 May 18;336(6083):802.
PubMed ID: 22605733

Replication initiative: prioritize publication.
Williams SN.
Science. 2012 May 18;336(6083):801-2.
PubMed ID: 22605732


Shotgun research.
Roulet JF.
J Adhes Dent. 2011 Apr;13(2):103.
PubMed ID: 21594221


Why most published research findings are false.
Ioannidis JP.
PLoS Med. 2005 Aug;2(8):e124.
PubMed ID: 16060722
DOI: ---

[Common and specific methodological features of checklists].
Cobo E, Domnguez R, Pulido M.
Med Clin (Barc). 2005 Dec 1;125 Suppl 1:14-20. Spanish.
PubMed ID: 16464422

[Checklists for authors, revisers and editors of medical journals].
Vilardell M, Rey-Joly C.
Med Clin (Barc). 2005 Dec 1;125 Suppl 1:1-2. Spanish.
PubMed ID: 16464419
DOI: ---


SOP 10: Study report and publication.
[No authors listed]
Onkologie. 2003 Oct;26 Suppl 6:48-9.
PubMed ID: 23570187
DOI: ---