Read A Waste of 1,000 Research Papers by Ed YongEd Yong (The Atlantic)
Decades of early research on the genetics of depression were built on nonexistent foundations. How did that happen?

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Chris Aldrich

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  1. @c Shockingly wasteful, and yet I find the fact that it has started to self-correct encouraging and oddly exciting.

    “We’re told that science self-corrects, but what the candidate gene literature demonstrates is that it often self-corrects very slowly, and very wastefully, even when the writing has been on the wall for a very long time”

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