News tagged with statistical tests

New guide to data interpretation

Western blotting is a widely used technique to detect specific proteins. Although considered a semi-quantitative method, the results are often interpreted quantitatively. Scientific articles often do not ...

Jun 05, 2014
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Tallis was right: Numbers predict home win for QLD

Gorden Tallis, a Queensland Maroon legend, caused quite a stir prior to State of Origin II by suggesting on national television that the Maroons have a bigger home field advantage because Queensland fans are ...

Jul 05, 2011
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Will eating certain cereal result in male babies?

Could eating cereal really make it more likely for someone to have a boy baby than a girl baby? Researchers wrote a paper, "Cereal-Induced Gender Selection? Most Likely a Multiple Testing False Positive," that will be published ...

Jan 14, 2009
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