Research Integrity Archive

Why journalists should stop publishing studies conducted with mice

On a near-daily basis, the public is bombarded with news headlines announcing the latest “breakthrough” findings related to cancer, obesity, psychological disorders, and so on. Here are just a few examples from the past couple of years: “High fat/low carb diet could help treat schizophrenia” (Yahoo News) “A 12-Hour Window for a Healthy Weight” (New … Read More