Science Integrity Act

Una Smith una.smith at YALE.EDU
Mon Mar 2 09:45:44 CST 1998

Mary Barkworth wrote:

>think of how much technical support one would need to rerun all the numbers
>using a different method of analysis.

Would a peer reviewer who required technical support in order to repeat an
analysis be competent to review the research in question?

One serious problem with the proposed act is that it requires that all
relevant data be published in the Federal Register.  But this data is not
necessarily the property of the US government.

        Una Smith               Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
                                Yale University
        una.smith at      New Haven, CT  06520-8106

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