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Overly Honest Experimental Methods

If you'd like a look under the hood of a lot of research publications, go over to Twitter and check the #OverlyHonestMethods tag. You're sure to find your own sins on display, things like: "Mostly it goes 43%, but once it went 95%. We reported the 95%." And "We used [this program] because doesn't everybody else?". How about "We used a modified version of Dr. Ididitfirst's apparatus, because we couldn't figure out how to make an exact replica" or "For details see Supp.
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Good samaritan helps woman after her car breaks down, finds 20 lb python under the hood.

Odd : Happy Place (2 days ago)

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Honestly, overly, methodically, with tweets and occasional venom

Academics / General Science : Improbable Research (last year)

Scientists are dropping their euphemisms, in a discussion about #overlyhonestmethods. The discussion is happening in that den of conversation and twaddle called “twitter”.  These are translations into blunt words about how some peop... Read Post

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