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“We have given you, O Adam, no visage proper to yourself, nor endowment properly your own, in order that whatever place, whatever form, whatever gifts you may, with premeditation, select, these same you may have and possess through your own judgement and decision […] We have made you a creature neither of heaven nor of earth, neither mortal nor immortal as the free and proud shaper of your own being, fashion yourself in the form you may prefer.”

Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Infographic about Bad Science

published on 26.02.2012

The has developed an infographic that summarizes in a highly visual, entertaining and understandable way the bad scientific practices. Warning of the danger of a rampant increase of bad science especially in clinical research, medical and pharmacological, often as a result of pressure from funding or publishing. In addition, the unintentional statistical errors in some areas such as psychology can affect up to 50% of published articles. There are finally three recommendations to improve research: publish the raw data, co-responsible journalists to disseminate scientific discoveries and enter a type of anonymous publication in cases of unpopular findings.

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