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A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science- repost from CompoundChem

June 22, 2015

Here is a great graphic that communicates succinctly.  Give it a view at

To whet your appetite..

  • sensationalized headlines
  • misinterpreted results
  • conflicts of interest
  • correlation vs causation
  • unsupported conclusions
  • problems with sample size
  • unrepresentative samples
  • no control group
  • no blind testing
  • selective reporting
  • unreplicable results
  • non-peer reviewed material





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