Policy Documents

Power Point Presentation on the Proper Use of Science

S. Stanley Young –
November 14, 2007

Dr. S. Stanley Young, assistant director of bioinformatics at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences, outlines rules governing the proper use of science and statistics. Among them:

  • Data should be publicly available

  • Beware of multiple testing

  • Randomized clinical trials

  • Observational studies

  • Averages can hide important variations