Wall Street Journal - "Analytical Trend Troubles Scientists"

Analytical Trend Troubles Scientists - Wall Street Journal, May 3, 2012

S. Stanley Young, Associate Director of Bioinformatics at NISS, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article about observational studies. Researchers like to conduct observational studies because they are less expensive and quicker to conduct than the gold standard of using a randomly controlled experimental study. According to the article, observational studies are prone to methodological and statistical biases that can render the results unreliable. 

Thursday, May 3, 2012 by Jamie Nunnelly