Monthly Archives: March 2013

The survival of the fittest

There is a great dissonance between research and reality and it is getting wider by the minute. Don’t get me wrong, there are forces that are trying to counteract the effects but the causes of the dissonance remain.  Before I design any study, I have a picture in my head of a doctor and a patient, often an elderly […]

The process of writing a scientific paper

That moment you view your data and it’s good When you do the first analyses and they make no sense what so ever When you realize that nobody has observed what you have When you write your introduction and you realize…..nobody to reference When you get p = 0.051, reject or accept hypothesis….. When your co-authors are […]