Undertaker's Bane

Harvard Professor Marc Weisskopf discusses the potential link between formaldehyde and ALS.

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2015

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October 26, 2015

This is a pretty clear example of p-hacking (probably unintentional) where Weisskopf has published two studies based on huge datasets that could be analyzed many different ways and got p<0.05 only after extensive analyses, whereas other researchers have failed to replicate the signal in more small scale specific studies. Why on earth is The Scientist promoting it?

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