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Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Data Are Lost to Science at 'Astonishing Rate '

Data Are Lost to Science at 'Astonishing Rate '

>From personal experience, I do not need a
scientific study to know that it is a real and
utterly frustrating problem in geology and
paleontology.

Data are lost to science at 'astonishing
rate.' EurekAlert, December 19, 2013
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-12/cp-dal121213.php

Where Have All the Data Gone? (Twenty years
after publication in 1991, 80 percent of the
data behind scientific papers was no longer
available. Karen Hopkin reports)
Scientific American, December 19, 2013
http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=where-have-all-the-data-gone-13-12-19

The paper is:

Vines, T. H., A. Y. K. Albert, and others,
2014, The Availability of Research Data
Declines Rapidly with Article Age. Current
Biology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.11.014
http://www.cell.com/current-biology/retrieve/pii/S0960982213014000
http://www.cell.com/current-biology/abstract/S0960-9822%2813%2901400-0

Yours,

Paul H.