Basic statistics in cell biology.

@article{Vaux2014BasicSI,
  title={Basic statistics in cell biology.},
  author={David L. Vaux},
  journal={Annual review of cell and developmental biology},
  year={2014},
  volume={30},
  pages={23-37}
}
The physicist Ernest Rutherford said, "If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment." Although this aphorism remains true for much of today's research in cell biology, a basic understanding of statistics can be useful to cell biologists to help in monitoring the conduct of their experiments, in interpreting the results, in presenting them in publications, and when critically evaluating research by others. However, training in statistics is often focused on the… CONTINUE READING
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