Scientists Rarely Admit Mistakes. A New Project Wants to Change That.


Many areas of science are facing questions over the reproducibility of findings reported in scholarly literature. Researchers haven't always been the best at admitting mistakes, but even if they want to, there really is no effective way for scientists to quickly and publicly inform colleagues that they are no longer confident in their published work. A new project wants to change that, and is suggesting a possible mechanism. The full article was published at Undark.

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