This week Zach and Kelly talk about the surprising lack of scientific evidence supporting the lifestyle changes suggested by doctors to people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (AKA acid reflux disease). Elizabeth Iorn’s blog post on Science Exchange starts a discussion on the importance of reproducibility in scientific research, and factors explaining the recent rise in retractions of scientific articles.
Zach and I will be the Chartists in Residence over at I Love Charts on May 1!
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Article on the importance of sharing computer source code: Shining Light into Black Boxes