The problem with P-values. "One researcher suggested rechristening the methodology 'statistical hypothesis inference testing,' presumably for the acronym it would yield." :) Bayesian Graph, Bayesian Statistics, Methodology Statistics, P Values, Statistics Errors, Nature News, 599339 Pixel, Bgrogmccyaejqdjpg 599339, Scientific Method
Should we set limits on what science can probe? Are some areas too questionable to investigate? Nature explores taboo genetics - the genetics of IQ, race, sexuality and violence - and the scientists that have crossed the red line to work on them. A poll asks if you think each of these areas should be off-limits to scientists... www.nature.com/... Nature Publishing Group
! Nature, Volume 497 Number 7449. A three-dimensional view of intact mouse hippocampus rendered transparent, showing neurons expressing eYFP (green), parvalbumin (red) and glial fibrillary acidic protein (blue). Cover: Kwanghun Chung & Karl Deisseroth, HHMI/Stanford Univ. Nature Publishing Group
In 1959, physicist and Nobel prizewinner Richard Feynman set scientists a goal of imaging to a resolution of 0.1 Angstrom - smaller than the radius of an atom. In 2013, researchers working in electron microscopy say we might not ever reach that goal, despite hitting 0.5 Angstroms a few years ago.... why? www.nature.com/...