Letter from the Editor-in-Chief: Irreproducible Results and NIH Actions
Author(s): Michael J Kuhar
In June of 2014, I wrote a brief letter  describing the new awareness that many important published papers could not be reproduced, and that the NIH was rightfully very concerned about the problem. There are now new NIH guidelines on rigor and reproducibility for grant applications. Also, a large number of journal editors have publically endorsed the guidelines. Here is a brief description of what is happening.