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Horizon 2020: The ethics project

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More scrutiny is needed of irreproducible science

The fact that original research cannot be replicated does not point to fraud, but it does waste resources and slow scientific progress, says Jim Smith of the UK Medical Research Council. He shares his ideas for tackling the problem with Science|Business

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Horizon 2020: The ethics project

Science|Business begins a series of viewpoints on the ethical dimensions of Europe’s biggest R&D programme

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