reproducible research

Clusterjerk: Peer Review Edition!

Discussion of a recent paper on same-sex marriage laws.

A Future for Observational Epidemiology: Clarity, Credibility, Transparency

Observational studies are ambiguous, difficult, and necessary for epidemiology. Presently, there are concerns that the evidence produced by most observational studies in epidemiology is not credible and contributes to research waste. I argue that …

420 update

Background Last fall Adam Palayew and I wrote about an interesting paper that claimed that the number of people in fatal traffic crashes increased by 12% on April the 20th. For those that don’t know, April 20th (or ‘420’) is a day of celebration of all things cannabis, with large outdoor gatherings where cannabis consumption is promoted, especially at 4:20pm.