Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Editor of Science News discusses misuse of statistics in science and journalism

My Alma Mater!

Siegfried began by giving the recipe for what makes science "news," (ie. the first report of something, advances in a hot research field, and an issue that contradicts previous belief.) He then gave the recipe for incorrect science, which happened to be the same as what makes science "news."

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