Rigor Mortis

How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions
Author(s): Richard Harris
Original Publish Date: Apr 04, 2017
Product Number: EB00702414
Released: Apr 13, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781541698154
Publisher: Basic Books
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An essential book to understanding whether the new miracle cure is good science or simply too good to be true American taxpayers spend $30 billion annually funding biomedical research, but over half of these studies can't be replicated due to poor experimental design, improper methods, and sloppy statistics. Bad science doesn't just hold back medical progress, it can sign the equivalent of a death sentence for terminal patients. In Rigor Mortis, Richard Harris explores these urgent issues with vivid anecdotes, personal stories, and interviews with the top biomedical researchers. We need to fix our dysfunctional biomedical system -- before it's too late.

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