Most research papers are wrong – says new research paper

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John Ioannidis, an epidemiologist at the University of Ioannina School of Medicine in Greece has produced research showing that most scientific research papers are wrong (no, I don’t know what that’s got to do with epidemiology either, he must have a lot of time on his hands). Hopefully he’ll soon be calculating how many scientists get their sums wrong and proving that 67.5% of all statistics are made up on the spot…


http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn7915

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