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Getting it right over time

There’s an article at SciAm, The Science of Getting It Wrong: How to Deal with False Research Findings, that follows up on the previous mathematical research that showed proof that most published research results were wrong. The new findings found that the more science reproduces the same results the more likely the research is to be correct. Which makes sense.

[Edit: Here’s a post over at ScienceBlogs that have a number of related posts on the same topic]

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