ArchiveAugust 4, 2015

Scientists are hoarding data and it’s ruining medical research

Paul Attewell, are you paying attention? This “deworm everybody” approach has been driven by a single, hugely influential trial published in 2004 by two economists, Edward Miguel and Michael Kremer. This trial, done in Kenya, found that deworming whole schools improved children’s health, school performance, and school attendance. What’s more, these benefits apparently extended to children in...

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