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Scientific progress

05 - 12 - 2016

Improving the validity and reproducibility of animal research

The University of Bern in Switzerland has published two articles on improving the scientific validity of animal studies. Methods to combat experimental biases (especially statistic ones) are effective. They must be better known and applied by researchers. The procedure prior to studies that requires an authorization from a national authority is a good way to move in that direction. This procedure exists in many countries including France.