In the hunt for complex causes of the reproducibility crisis, universities and researchers may not be giving enough attention to a simpler cure.
With the National Science Foundation’s biological-sciences division closing a valued grant program, some outside scientific societies have offered to step in. But that idea may raise more problems than it solves.
PharmedOut, a project at Georgetown University, aims to provide medical education free from industry bias. Adriane J. Fugh-Berman, its founder, explains why her conferences always feature homemade cookies and why medical school is “soul-destroying.”