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Why Most Published Research Findings Are False

  • John P. A. Ioannidis
  • Published: August 30, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020124

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Greek Common Sense

Posted by plosmedicine on 31 Mar 2009 at 00:14 GMT

Position: GADFLY
Institution: No affiliation was given
Submitted Date: September 16, 2007
Published Date: September 18, 2007
This comment was originally posted as a “Reader Response” on the publication date indicated above. All Reader Responses are now available as comments.

One tires of hearing self proclaimed and media pumped experts toot about their alleged truths.

How lucky to find a good American paper (Science Journal, Robert Lee Hotz, WSJ 9/14/07) that once again has the courage to prick the bubbles of education and research when discussing and reflecting upon Dr. Ioannidis' Plos Medicine paper.

You can never judge the marmalade by the label on the jar!

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