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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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My Opinion

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

Author: Daniel Hulme
Position: dental student
Institution: UCSF
E-mail: hulme.dan@gmail.com
Submitted Date: October 04, 2007
Published Date: October 8, 2007
This comment was originally posted as a “Reader Response” on the publication date indicated above. All Reader Responses are now available as comments.

I agree that much of the data gathered through scientic research is biased and scewed to some extent. I believe that sometimes researchers have alterior motives, whatever they may be, leading to incomplete conclusions and false data that is not always consistantly obtainable by multiple groups.

No competing interests declared.