ResearchBlogging editor's selections: giving climate scientists their due, "revolting" statistics, and a crystal controversy

Feb 22 2010 Published by under General science, Science news

  • Dammit, Jim, I'm a neurobiologist, not a climatologist! It isn't his field (as he freely admits), but Bj√∂rn Brembs at does an excellent job clearly explaining why we should give climate scientists some credit, even if we don't understand the research.
  • Viva la Neo-Fisherian Liberation Front! In a "revolutionary" post, jebyrnes at I'm a chordata, urochordata! explains a standard used by scientists in statistical analysis... and why it should be overthrown!
  • How dangerous are these crystals, then? Lars Fischer at EuCheMS 2010 Blog looks at a possible example of media misrepresentation of science, in which the result could be harmful consequences in the handling of radioactive waste.
  • Check back next week for more "miscellaneous" highlights!

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