Stats Misinformation: Statistical Power Doesn’t Matter If the p-value < 0.05

There is a lot of persistent misinformation in statistical analysis. But the one I run into most often of late is this: Post hoc Statistical power analysis doesn't matter. you have a p-value, so your...

Stats Misinformation: Statistical Power Doesn’t Matter If the p-value < 0.05

There is a lot of persistent misinformation in statistical analysis. But the one I run into most often of late is this: Post hoc Statistical...

On Thinking Ethically

I remember my last research ethics "class" quite vividly. I was at Michigan State University working on my Ph.D. And a very senior scientist...

No, Hair Relaxers and Straighteners Aren’t Associated with Uterine Cancer Risk

NIEHS said, "omen who used chemical hair straightening products were at higher risk for uterine cancer compared to women who did not report using...

Industry PFAS Study Makes Misleading (False?) Claim About Statistical Power

Here's the deal -- statistical power is kinda important. It probably seems esoteric. It sounds weird. For some reason, maybe because I watched cartoons...

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Did a Federal Appeals Court Actually Say Glyphosate Isn’t Safe?

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made a very straightforward administrative law judgement -- they did not make any statement on the health or...

The Toxic Truth: 8 Flaws Call Friends of the Earth Glyphosate Urine Study Into Question

Recently, Friends of the Earth, published a paper in the journal Environmental Research (Fagan, et al 2020, “Organic diet intervention significantly reduces urinary glyphosate...

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Stats Misinformation: Statistical Power Doesn’t Matter If the p-value < 0.05

There is a lot of persistent misinformation in statistical analysis. But the one I run into most often of late is this: Post hoc Statistical...

On Thinking Ethically

I remember my last research ethics "class" quite vividly. I was at Michigan State University working on my Ph.D. And a very senior scientist...

No, Hair Relaxers and Straighteners Aren’t Associated with Uterine Cancer Risk

NIEHS said, "omen who used chemical hair straightening products were at higher risk for uterine cancer compared to women who did not report using...

Industry PFAS Study Makes Misleading (False?) Claim About Statistical Power

Here's the deal -- statistical power is kinda important. It probably seems esoteric. It sounds weird. For some reason, maybe because I watched cartoons...

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