"Preproducibility", a new word to foster reproducible research. Show more
In his commentary "Before reproducibility must come preproducibility" published in Nature this week, Philip B. Starck invents a new word to urge researchers to provide detailed instructions on how to repeat experiments. https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-018-05256-0
This is very much in line with the "registered reports" concept fostered by BMC and other publishers. It should be an essential part of research planning.