Beyond p-Values

1,974 Cans or a 180-gallon Kiddie Pool full of Diet Soda with Splenda/Sucralose — That’s What It Would Take Based on Schiffman et al....

I posted an article here at the Toxic Truth Blog about Schiffman et al.'s study claiming that splenda/sucralose contains a contaminant, which they allege...

No, Splenda/Sucralose and Its Metabolites Won’t Give You Cancer; Peer Review Failed Us Again

Let me be clear -- no, sucralose, or better known by its trade name, Splenda, is not going to give you cancer. It's not...

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...

You’re Probably Analyzing Your Micronucleus Data All Wrong (And How To Do It Right)

I've read a lot of micronucleus studies lately. And I'm not here to call anyone out. Honestly, I'm here to help. But the first...

EFSA, Bias, and Titanium Dioxide

When the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reviews the science about a chemical, they review all of the science, right? Like, they look at...

Skittles Maker Sued Based in Part Based on Study in Questionable Journal

The class action lawsuit, Thames vs Mars, Inc, where Jenile Thames is suing the maker of skittles candies, is based on the European Commission's...

P-Values: The Most Powerful and Irresponsibly Used Statistic in Science

It's safe to say, when you boil it down, almost all of my clients come to me because of p-values. Sometimes it's because a...

Can We Trust Small Toxicology Studies?

I’m going to let you in on a little (maybe not so) secret: toxicology is in a crisis. A crisis that really calls a...

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