Scientists and the design of experiments under scrutiny after a major project fails to reproduce results of high profile studies

Some of the most high profile findings in social sciences of the past decade do not stand up to replication, a major investigation has found.

The project, which aimed to repeat 21 experiments that had been published in Science or Nature – science’s two preeminent journals – found that only 13 of the original findings could be reproduced.

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