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YSK that ‘statistically significant’ and ‘statistically meaningful’ are NOT the same things, and understanding this can help you interpret research far more accurately.

YSK that ‘statistically significant’ and ‘statistically meaningful’ are NOT the same things, and understanding this can help you interpret research far more accurately. In a nutshell: When a researcher claims their research is 'statistically significant' all this means is that

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Do Christian women in Syria cover their hair? (book research)

Do Christian women in Syria cover their hair? (book research) submitted by attheworld [link] [4 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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YSK: You can help cancer research while you’re sleeping by installing this app for Android called DreamLab

YSK: You can help cancer research while you’re sleeping by installing this app for Android called DreamLab Here's the explainer video Basically, what this app does is it uses your Android device (only while it's charging) to work with cancer

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YSK there are a ton of crap dog foods out there, you should research what you are feeding your best friend before putting it in their bowl.

YSK there are a ton of crap dog foods out there, you should research what you are feeding your best friend before putting it in their bowl. I use www.dogfoodadvisor.com, and it opened my eyes to how bad some dog

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TIL of UCSC grad student Jim Kent who wrote a program to allow the Human Genome Project to assemble and publish the genome. The research was largely motivated by concerns that Celera Genomics, working on a parallel project, would patent the data. Kent’s results were released first by 3 days.

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TIL of UCSC grad student Jim Kent who wrote a program to allow the Human Genome Project to assemble and publish the genome. The research was largely motivated by concerns that Celera Genomics, working on a parallel project, would patent

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TIL: In a report from 2013, most of the funds raised by the NFL don’t fund cancer research. In the end, after everybody has taken their cut, only 8.01% of money spent on pink NFL merchandise is actually going towards cancer research.

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TIL: In a report from 2013, most of the funds raised by the NFL don’t fund cancer research. In the end, after everybody has taken their cut, only 8.01% of money spent on pink NFL merchandise is actually going towards

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TIL the man who first artificially cloned a fish was later forced to give up his research and become a janitor by the Chinese government during the Cultural Revolution.

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TIL the man who first artificially cloned a fish was later forced to give up his research and become a janitor by the Chinese government during the Cultural Revolution. submitted by philospark [link] [866 comments] Source: top scoring links :

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TIL British researchers found a 60-year-old woman who has been unable to recognize voices, not even her own daughter’s. Unless she sees the face of the person speaking, she has no idea who is talking to her. After university research, she was found to recognize only one voice-that of Sean Connery.

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TIL British researchers found a 60-year-old woman who has been unable to recognize voices, not even her own daughter’s. Unless she sees the face of the person speaking, she has no idea who is talking to her. After university research,

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YSK If you’re doing research or curious about how big a website is, use the Similarweb browser Extension

YSK If you’re doing research or curious about how big a website is, use the Similarweb browser Extension Now that I have it, I use it very often, almost on each new website I'm attempting to research to get an

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TIL research suggests that one giant container ship can emit almost the same amount of cancer and asthma-causing chemicals as 50 million cars, while the top 15 largest container ships together may be emitting as much pollution as all 760 million cars on earth.

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TIL research suggests that one giant container ship can emit almost the same amount of cancer and asthma-causing chemicals as 50 million cars, while the top 15 largest container ships together may be emitting as much pollution as all 760

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