Biological & Health Science Examples

Adewumi, M. T., Vo, N., Tritz, D., Beaman, J., & Vassar, M. (2021). An evaluation of the practice of transparency and reproducibility in addiction medicine literature. Addictive Behaviors, 112, 106560.
Larson, M. J. (2020). Improving the Rigor and Replicability of Applied Psychophysiology Research: Sample Size, Standardization, Transparency, and Preregistration. Biofeedback, 48(1), 2–6.
Feng, X., Park, D. S., Walker, C., Peterson, A. T., Merow, C., & Papeş, M. (2019). A checklist for maximizing reproducibility of ecological niche models. Nature Ecology & Evolution.
Smith, C. A., Nolan, J., Tritz, D. J., Heavener, T. E., Pelton, J., Cook, K., & Vassar, M. (2019). Evaluation of Reproducible and Transparent Research Practices in Pulmonology Publications [Preprint]. Scientific Communication and Education.
Isaacowitz, D. M., & Lind, M. (2019). Open Science is for Aging Research, Too. Innovation in Aging, 3(4), igz028.
Fladie, I. A., Evans, S., Checketts, J., Tritz, D., Norris, B., & Vassar, M. (2019). Can Orthopaedics become the Gold Standard for Reproducibility? A Roadmap to Success [Preprint]. Scientific Communication and Education.
Danchev, V., Rzhetsky, A., & Evans, J. A. (2019). Centralized scientific communities are less likely to generate replicable results. ELife, 8, e43094.
Ascha, M., Ascha, M. S., & Gatherwright, J. (2019). The Importance of Reproducibility in Plastic Surgery Research. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 144(1), 242–248.
Schnack, H. (2019). Assessing reproducibility in association studies. ELife, 8, e46757.
Stupple, A., Singerman, D., & Celi, L. A. (2019). The reproducibility crisis in the age of digital medicine. Npj Digital Medicine, 2(1).
Knudtson, K. L., Carnahan, R. H., Hegstad-Davies, R. L., Fisher, N. C., Hicks, B., Lopez, P. A., Meyn, S. M., Mische, S. M., Weis-Garcia, F., White, L. D., & Sol-Church, K. (2019). Survey on Scientific Shared Resource Rigor and Reproducibility. Journal of Biomolecular Techniques : JBT, jbt.19-3003-001.
Draeger, E., Sawant, A., Johnstone, C., Koger, B., Becker, S., Vujaskovic, Z., Jackson, I.-L., & Poirier, Y. (2019). A Dose of Reality: How 20 years of incomplete physics and dosimetry reporting in radiobiology studies may have contributed to the reproducibility crisis. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, S0360301619334455.
Niepel, M., Hafner, M., Mills, C. E., Subramanian, K., Williams, E. H., Chung, M., Gaudio, B., Barrette, A. M., Stern, A. D., Hu, B., Korkola, J. E., Gray, J. W., Birtwistle, M. R., Heiser, L. M., Sorger, P. K., Shamu, C. E., Jayaraman, G., Azeloglu, E. U., Iyengar, R., … Medvedovic, M. (2019). A Multi-center Study on the Reproducibility of Drug-Response Assays in Mammalian Cell Lines. Cell Systems, 9(1), 35-48.e5.
Wallach, J. D., Boyack, K. W., & Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2018). Reproducible research practices, transparency, and open access data in the biomedical literature, 2015–2017. PLOS Biology, 16(11), e2006930.
Glasziou, P., & Chalmers, I. (2018). Research waste is still a scandal—an essay by Paul Glasziou and Iain Chalmers. BMJ, k4645.
Al-Ani, A., Toms, D., Kondro, D., Thundathil, J., Yu, Y., & Ungrin, M. (2018). Oxygenation in cell culture: Critical parameters for reproducibility are routinely not reported. PLOS ONE, 13(10), e0204269.
Amaral, O. B., Neves, K., Wasilewska-Sampaio, A. P., & Carneiro, C. F. D. (2018). The Brazilian Reproducibility Initiative: a systematic assessment of Brazilian biomedical science [Preprint]. Open Science Framework.
Nguyen, T., Baun, C., & Høilund-Carlsen, P. F. (2018). An account of data entry inconsistencies and their impact on positron emission tomography quantification. Medicine, 97(37), e12312.
Bello, N. M., & Renter, D. G. (2018). Invited review: Reproducible research from noisy data: Revisiting key statistical principles for the animal sciences. Journal of Dairy Science, 101(7), 5679–5701.
Borghi, J. A., & Van Gulick, A. E. (2018). Data management and sharing in neuroimaging: Practices and perceptions of MRI researchers. PLOS ONE, 13(7), e0200562.
Voelkl, B., Vogt, L., Sena, E. S., & Würbel, H. (2018). Reproducibility of preclinical animal research improves with heterogeneity of study samples. PLOS Biology, 16(2), e2003693.
Wright, M. L., Higgins, M., Taylor, J. Y., & Hertzberg, V. S. (2018). NuRsing Research in the 21st Century: R You Ready? Biological Research For Nursing, 109980041881051.
Fitzpatrick, B. G. (2018). Issues in Reproducible Simulation Research. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology.
Steinfath, M., Vogl, S., Violet, N., Schwarz, F., Mielke, H., Selhorst, T., Greiner, M., & Schönfelder, G. (2018). Simple changes of individual studies can improve the reproducibility of the biomedical scientific process as a whole. Plos One, 13(9), e0202762.
Halperin, I., Vigotsky, A. D., Foster, C., & Pyne, D. B. (2018). Strengthening the practice of exercise and sport-science research. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 13(2), 127–134.
Toelch, U., & Ostwald, D. (2018). Digital Open Science – Teaching digital tools for reproducible and transparent research. Center for Open Science.
Bikson, M., Brunoni, A. R., Charvet, L. E., Clark, V. P., Cohen, L. G., Deng, Z. D., Dmochowski, J., Edwards, D. J., Frohlich, F., Kappenman, E. S., Lim, K. O., Loo, C., Mantovani, A., McMullen, D. P., Parra, L. C., Pearson, M., Richardson, J. D., Rumsey, J. M., Sehatpour, P., … Lisanby, S. H. (2018). Rigor and reproducibility in research with transcranial electrical stimulation: An NIMH-sponsored workshop. Brain Stimulation.
Fraser, H., Parker, T. H., Nakagawa, S., Barnett, A., & Fidler, F. (2018). Questionable Research Practices in Ecology and Evolution.
Naudet, F., Sakarovitch, C., Janiaud, P., Cristea, I., Fanelli, D., Moher, D., & Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2018). Data sharing and reanalysis of randomized controlled trials in leading biomedical journals with a full data sharing policy: survey of studies published in The BMJ and PLOS Medicine. Bmj, January 2013, k400.
McLoughlin, P., & Drummond, G. (2017). Publishing replication studies to support excellence in physiological research. Experimental Physiology, 102(9), 1041–1043.
Baxter, M. G., & Burwell, R. D. (2017). Promoting transparency and reproducibility in Behavioral Neuroscience: Publishing replications, registered reports, and null results. Behavioral Neuroscience, 131(4), 275–276.
Vaughan, L., Glänzel, W., Korch, C., & Capes-Davis, A. (2017). Widespread Use of Misidentified Cell Line KB (HeLa): Incorrect Attribution and Its Impact Revealed through Mining the Scientific Literature. Cancer Research, 77(11), 2784–2788.
Bruna, E. M., Chazdon, R., Errington, T. M., & Nosek, B. A. (2017). Reproducibility and repeatability in tropical biology: A call to repeat foundational studies [Preprint]. Open Science Framework.
Gilmore, R. O., Diaz, M. T., Wyble, B. A., & Yarkoni, T. (2017). Progress toward openness, transparency, and reproducibility in cognitive neuroscience. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1396(1), 5–18.
Leek, J. T., & Jager, L. R. (2017). Is Most Published Research Really False? Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application, 4(1), annurev–statistics–060116–054104.
Poldrack, R. A., Baker, C. I., Durnez, J., Gorgolewski, K. J., Matthews, P. M., Munafò, M. R., Nichols, T. E., Poline, J.-B., Vul, E., & Yarkoni, T. (2017). Scanning the horizon: towards transparent and reproducible neuroimaging research. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 18(2), 115–126.
Flier, J. S. (2017). Irreproducibility of published bioscience research: Diagnosis, pathogenesis and therapy (Vol. 6).
Olorisade, B. K., Brereton, P., & Andras, P. (2017). Reproducibility of studies on text mining for citation screening in systematic reviews: Evaluation and checklist. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 73, 1–13.
Hunter, P. (2017). The reproducibility “crisis.” EMBO Reports, 18(9), 1493–1496.
Bouillod, A., Pinot, J., Soto-Romero, G., Bertucci, W., & Grappe, F. (2017). Validity, sensitivity, reproducibility, and robustness of the powertap, stages, and garmin vector power meters in comparison with the SRM device. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 12(8), 1023–1030.
Oil, C., & Chayka, D. (2017). THE SATURDAY ESSAY Contaminated samples, faulty studies and inadequate training have created a crisis in laboratories and industry, slowing the quest for new treatments and cures. The Wall.
Enserink, M. (2017). Sloppy reporting on animal studies proves hard to change. Science, 357(6358), 1337–1338.
Harvey, L. (2017). Reproducing the research results of others: A problem for all including researchers within the SCI world. Spinal Cord, 55(3), 223.
Page, M. J., Altman, D. G., Shamseer, L., McKenzie, J. E., Ahmadzai, N., Wolfe, D., Yazdi, F., Catalá-López, F., Tricco, A. C., & Moher, D. (2017). Reproducible research practices are underused in systematic reviews of biomedical interventions. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.
Baker, M. (2017). Reproducibility: Check your chemistry. Nature, 548(7668), 485–488.
Dean, B. (2017). Irreproducible data: Problems and solutions for psychiatry. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.
Harris, J. K., Wondmeneh, S., Zhao, Y., & Leider, J. P. (2017). Examining the Reproducibility of 6 Published Studies in Public Health Services and Systems Research. 00(00), 1–10.
Hsieh, T., Vaickus, M. H., & Remick, D. G. (2017). Enhancing Scientific Foundations to Ensure Reproducibility: A New Paradigm. The American Journal of Pathology.
Weissgerber, T. L., Garovic, V. D., Winham, S. J., Milic, N. M., & Prager, E. M. (2016). Transparent reporting for reproducible science. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 94(10), 859–864.
Toker, L., Feng, M., & Pavlidis, P. (2016). Whose sample is it anyway? Widespread misannotation of samples in transcriptomics studies. F1000Research, 5, 2103.