Sunday, June 06, 2004

Sloppy Stats Shame Science | Scientific publishing:

"Emili Garc?a-Berthou and Carles Alcaraz, two researchers at the University of Girona in Spain, have found that 38% of a sample of papers in Nature, and a quarter of those sampled in the British Medical Journal (BMJ)?two of the world's most respected journals?contained one or more statistical errors."

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