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Scientific Errors? There’s an App for That!

[From the article “Will scientific error checkers become as ubiquitous as spell-checkers?” posted at Retraction Watch] “Jonathan Wren and Constantin Georgescu of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation used an algorithmic approach to mine abstracts on MEDLINE for statistical ratios (e.g., hazard…

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How Many Carrots Can Brian Wansink Eat?

[From the article “Introducing SPRITE (and the Case of the Carthorse Child)” by James Heathers at the website Hackernoon] “So, if you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard about the recent trouble with a rash of papers from the Cornell Food and…

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