State of denial

@article{Scudellari2010StateOD,
  title={State of denial},
  author={Megan Scudellari},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={16},
  pages={248-248}
}
2 Citations
Modelling science trustworthiness under publish or perish pressure
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It is suggested that trustworthiness of published science in a given field is influenced by false positive rate, and pressures for positive results, and decreasing available funding has negative consequences for resulting trustworthiness.
'Denialism' has no place in scientific debate
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A role of Wnt signaling in CD8+ T cell differentiation and memory formation that may be harnessed for the improvement of preventative and therapeutic T cell–mediated immunotherapies against cancer and infectious diseases is strongly supported.

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