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Big names in statistics want to shake up much-maligned P value

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Science is apparently facing a "statistical" crisis, with lots of papers claiming results that fail to be reproduced by other labs.

Many researchers have been pointing to weak statistical standards as the real culprit behind this weak spot of biomedical research.

Is lowering the significancy threshold of our statistical tests a good solution to avoid false positive results? Dalmeet Singh Chawla, covers the issue on Nature News. 


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Last modified on Tuesday, 09 January 2018 14:54
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