Bad Science - Patterns, Trends and Dastardly Traps
This Catalyst article explains the way scientists work, how they conduct research and look for patterns in data. It also investigates what can go wrong during the process of spotting patterns in the collated information.
This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2011, Volume 22, Issue 1.
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