Re: Why Most Published Research Findings Are False

From: janice matchett <janmatch@earthlink.net>
Date: Mon Sep 05 2005 - 20:32:39 EDT

At 08:25 PM 9/5/2005, Don Nield wrote:
>Any doubts that I might have had about a correlation between US oil money,
>US Republican politics, US anti-science and US conservative religion have
>been removed by the recent postings of Janice Matchett.
>Don Nield

### Name the names of the Americans who caused you to doubt your
preconceived notion in the first place if you will, please.

Janice

>janice matchett wrote:
>
>>At 04:33 PM 9/4/2005, Pim van Meurs wrote:
>>
>>>It pays off to read the paper in question as it presents a much better
>>>understanding as to why this is the case.
>>>
>>>The paper itself states " However, this should not be surprising. It can
>>>be proven that most claimed research findings are false."
>>>
>>>Interesting study which shows why science is such a challenging endeavor.
>>>
>>>*dila813 on http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1473915/posts
>>>explained it quite well*
>>>
>>>Pim
>>>
>>>What's your conclusion Janice?
>>
>>
>>## My conclusion? Follow the money. Money, power, and approval from
>>their peers is what motivates those who engage in *junk *science and the
>>*religion* of scien*tism.* They outnumber serious scientists 99 to
>>1. Many of them teach their *religion* of scien*tism *in science
>>classes in the public schools.
>>
>>If children come out of the tax-payer funded schools believing that man
>>will "destroy the planet" unless the USA signs the Kyoto "treaty", they
>>have not learned "science" in science class.
>>That is going to stop.
>>Janice
>>
>>>janice matchett wrote:
>>>
>>>>Interesting article in case some haven't seen it. ~ Janice
>>>>
>>>>*Why Most Published Research Findings Are False
>>>>*Published online 2005 August 30. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020124.
>>>>http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=16060722
>>>><http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=16060722>
>>>><http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=16060722
>>>><http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=16060722>>Copyright
>>>><http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/about/copyright.html>: 2005 John P.
>>>>A. Ioannidis.
>>>>
>>>>The above was posted by me here in the thread below:
>>>>http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1473915/posts?page=34#34
>>>>
>>>>*Most scientific papers are probably wrong
>>>><http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1473915/posts>**newscientist.com
>>>>^
>>>><http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1473915//%5Ehttp://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn7915>
>>>>*| 02:00 30 August 2005 | Kurt Kleiner
>>>>Posted on *08/31/2005 3:09:18 AM EDT* by *dila813
>>>>*http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1473915/posts
>
>
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