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  1. 14 days ago on Mike Luckovich

    I didn’t check — did the authors give access to the underlying data? Though that’s usually something more likely to show up on PubPeer.

    Retrospective studies are an important tool. But they’re still less valuable than prospective studies.

    <rant> Speaking of the hierarchy of studies — I wish people would stop looking at reviews as the top of the pyramid. Garbage in, garbage out, people! < /rant>

  2. 14 days ago on Candorville

    “Bring down the curtain, the farce is played out.”

    — Rabelais

  3. 14 days ago on Prickly City

    Free market, baby! Say stuff that your company thinks will adversely affect sales, and out you go.

    If the CEO of the company I work for started saying stuff like “birth control is of the Devil” he’d be out within the hour.

  4. 15 days ago on Prickly City

    That’s what libraries are for!

  5. 15 days ago on Over the Hedge

    There are more breakthrough cases than new infections because most Israelis are vaccinated. Proportionally, though, a greater percentage of unvaccinated people are hospitalized and dying.

  6. 15 days ago on Over the Hedge

    I take offense at your offense. You’re offensive!

  7. 15 days ago on Lio

    Or Billy Connolly.

  8. 15 days ago on Non Sequitur

    “All models are wrong. Some are useful.”

  9. 15 days ago on Non Sequitur

    Newsom will only keep his jobs if Democrats vote. Early voting is heavily Democratic, but Republicans come out in greater numbers on voting day.

  10. 15 days ago on Prickly City

    Thanks! Another book to put on my to-read list.