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Guest Post: The Replication Paradox, by Michèle B. Nuijten

Will integrating original studies and published replications always improve the reliability of your results? No! Replication studies suffer from the same publication bias as original studies. 963 more words

Replication

What are the benefits and harms of different intravenous fluid regimens in people with acute bacterial meningitis?

Along with Dr Ian K Maconochie Department of Paediatrics A&E, St Mary’s Hospital, London, UK – Dr Soumyadeep Bhaumik has completed a Cochrane  systematic review and meta-analysis titled “Fluid therapy for acute bacterial meningites”. 159 more words

Public Health

Logging intensity drives species richness loss

An area bigger than the entire Indian landmass is now used for timber production in the tropics. This logging is largely selective and leads to degradation with loss of specialist species and ecosystem services like carbon storage. 701 more words

Conservation

New study: Childhood abuse and adult obesity

This post will be about a very difficult topic: childhood abuse. Along with colleagues Dr Kari Johansson and Dr Signy Reynisdottir, I have just published a study that I hope will provide some much needed insight into a much-overlooked topic: how childhood abuse leads to an increased risk of weight gain and eventually obesity. 422 more words

Psychology

Meta-analyses and the Problems of Duplicate Publication and Plagiarism

“Meta-analysis refers to the application of quantitative methods to the problem of combining results from different analytic studies” [1].

But what happens when some misconduct occurs, and the same study is published twice? 339 more words

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