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Absolutely Maybe: Dec 2013 SciAm blog on uncertainty in the literature

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    Absolutely Maybe [​IMG]
    Evidence and uncertainties about medicine and life

    Biomedical research: Believe it or not?
    By Hilda Bastian | December 16, 2013

    continue reading:
    http://blogs.scientificamerican.com.../12/16/biomedical-research-believe-it-or-not/

    NB: the others say the rate of false findings is lower, not that false findings and bias doesn't exist. It's a story about looking for bais, and how to use statistics (not overly heavy, though--you can always skip the stuff about p values if that's not your thing).
     
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