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While working on lifespan-extending compounds, Gordon J. Lithgow, Monica Driscoll and Patrick Phillips faced one of the biggest fears in the life of a scientist, low reproducibility.

According to this paper, the harrowing quest to find “iron-clad” results required technical precision, perseverance and, apparently, 100.000 C. Elegans.

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