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What the hell? That's 5.83 papers. How do you reproduce .83 of something?



Um, 6 papers out of 53, significant digits give you 11%. Not that difficult.

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I guess saying "11% of 53 papers" was cooler than saying "6 out of 53". Meh.

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Yeah, my guess is they used that form to imply 11% of all cancer research is unreproducible. But in ironic fashion, they can't show their own data and thus we can make no broad claims about it.

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