Newsbite: Can Science Survive Without Reproducing?

It’s pretty easy to find an article touting the latest one-off study saying “X food will cure cancer” and then find another article saying “X food will cause cancer.” While reporting these findings is extremely important, often, the evidence from totality of science is overlooked, and conclusions from one-off studies are given much more attention. Even worse, follow-up research related to such studies are rarely covered in the media leaving misleading one-off studies unchallenged.

The IFIC Foundation gave their perspective on replication studies in a recent article in Wired. Check it out to read more!

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