Stepping in the Same River Twice: Replication in Biological by Ayelet Shavit,Aaron M. Ellison,W. John Kress

By Ayelet Shavit,Aaron M. Ellison,W. John Kress

An overseas group of biologists, philosophers, and historians of technological know-how explores the significantly very important technique of replication in organic and biomedical research

with out replication, the trustworthiness of clinical study continues to be doubtful. even though replication is more and more famous as a imperative challenge in lots of clinical disciplines, repeating a similar clinical observations of experiments or reproducing an analogous set of analyses from current information is remarkably tough. during this very important quantity, a global group of biologists, philosophers, and historians of technology addresses demanding situations and suggestions for legitimate replication of study in drugs, ecology, ordinary historical past, agriculture, body structure, and desktop science.
 
After the advent to special innovations and old historical past, the ebook deals paired chapters that offer theoretical overviews through unique case stories. those reviews variety extensively in themes, from infectious-diseases and environmental tracking to museum collections, meta-analysis, bioinformatics, and extra. The remaining chapters explicate and quantify difficulties within the case reports, and the quantity concludes with very important thoughts for top practices.

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