If you can understand significant figures, you can understand the difference between precise and imprecise information.
A recent news report highlights why high quality information is essential for the public to understand ecosystem issues, and for government officials to make informed decisions.
How Intensive Was the Peer Review for the Commentary by Ginsberg and Rice in Environmental Health Perspectives?
Peer review is often viewed as the “gold standard” for scientific quality. But like everything else, the quality of peer review varies.
There is often confusion between an advisory committee and a peer review panel. This committee exemplifies that confusion.
Neutral Source recently posted a pair of blogs about how inflation forecasting was like risk assessment, and how it isn’t. David Wessel started the discussion in his Capital column in the March 16 edition of the Wall Street Journal. On March 21 he posted a selection of interesting reader responses. (A subscription to wsj.com is required to view them.)