“How the sausage is made in modern science”

The NYT takes one data point at face value and declares: “Obesity Rate for Young Children Plummets 43% in a Decade”

But Razib Khan at Slate looks at the underlying JAMA study and finds suspicious signs of data mining:  “If you do 10 flips of enough coins, you will at some point flip one to land on heads 10 times.”

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