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Reproducibility problems: what reproducibility problems??

Posted by , on 20 September 2021

Francis Bacon pointed out in the 17th Century that a lot of ‘science’ was performed by simply reciting the statements of authorities as a way to establish truths. He argued for a robust methodology for observing and recording phenomena and then carefully analysing that to then accept or reject the original hypothesis (Novum Organum, 1620).