unreproducible


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unreproducible

(ˌʌnˌriːprəˈdjuːsɪbəl)
adj
not able to be reproduced, duplicated, or copied
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Adj.1.unreproducible - impossible to reproduce or duplicateunreproducible - impossible to reproduce or duplicate
reproducible, consistent - capable of being reproduced; "astonishingly reproducible results can be obtained"
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Unreproducible science, Lindquist says, contributes to around $200bn in wasted biomedical investments per year.
According to the National Eye Institute/Industry Workshop, tear film break-up time (TBUT) is accepted as the global criterion of dry eye (4), despite the fact that many studies criticized it as imprecise and unreproducible (5).
(3) Umberto Eco would later write an addendum to Borges' short story, titled "On the Impossibility of Drawing a Map of the Empire on a Scale of 1 to 1," in which he draws out the logical implications of such a project to conclude, in a final section named "The Paradox of the Normal Map," with two corollaries; one, "Every 1:1 map always reproduces the territory unfaithfully," and two, "At the moment the [1:1] map is realized, the empire becomes unreproducible" (105-106).
However, RAPD produces some complex and unreproducible band patterns which make comparison of results difficult.
Indeed, the smallest disturbance in one of the discussed variables mentioned above may individually or in combination lead to unpredictable, unexpected, unreliable, or unreproducible experimental outcomes.
Ratcliff explained it as well as anyone when he wrote in Artforum in 1988 that "his paintings encourage the eye to remember how it learned to see depth in flat surfaces, volumes in those depths, and light moving over those volumes." And this perhaps leads to another possible reason for the delayed reception of Bishop's work: It's that his paintings are absolutely unreproducible. The dignified earth pigments he uses are outside the gamut of RGB, the oils refuse to perform their translucence in CMYK, and radical changes in scale flummox reprinting in magazines or catalogues.
"This new trend of hotels that are completely unreproducible is so bespoke, so deeply personalized." Here, three emergent brands capturing our attention.
Unexplored differences between in vitro (working with living cells in a dish) and in vivo (working with whole living animal) models of disease could be the source of unreproducible data generation and one biggest challenges in oncology research today.
TS of NIS-AS was detected up to 11 days due to low nisin stability in the sample leading to unreproducible results of analysis.
they are either not relevant or unreliable or unreproducible, but there is no need to prejudge this question now; they can be assessed in due course in the context of study and evidence assessment.
Mann's hockey stick model remains at the core of the AGW community's beliefs, even though it has been condemned as being unreproducible, a product of faulty methodology and likely scientific misconduct (Steyn 2015).
* Smaller syringe volumes actually make the ejection of droplets off the end of the probe unreproducible, thereby compromising the system's accuracy and precision.