Wrong or Right?

John Ioannidis from the University of Ioannina in Greece has been arguing for a few years that much of modern biomedical research is wrong — he wrote a PLOS Medicine essay in 2005 with the not-so-subtle title of "Why Most Published Research Findings Are False." In it, he said that research projects are hampered by biases and often wind up testing false hypotheses.

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