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The Sciences

Friday Fluff - May 20th, 2011

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1) First, a post from the past: Pentecostals are stupid? Unitarians are smart?. 2) Weird search query of the week: "aki kaurismaki" 3) Comment of the week, in response to "Fixing science, in part":

In one of Ben Goldacre’s books he cites a study about publication bias which shows that there’s a publication bias in studies about publication bias. Given reasonable assumptions about distributions, people aren’t publishing studies which would show only a small bias. I don’t k now if this is hilarious or just demonstrates how severe a problem publication bias is.

4) And finally, your weekly fluff fix:

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