Why do we spend very little on science?

Advancements in science have undoubtedly always been a driver for financial gain. But despite science’s primordial role in catapulting¬†countries¬†into economic preeminence, science has not had its fair share of spending. Most countries tend to spend 1-3 % of their GDP on R&D, the majority of which is constituted by private non-federal contributions. This is indeed […]

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Sir Ronald Fisher and the P-Value

The p-value is very ubiquitous across all levels of scientific and clinical research. It is a statistical measure that determines whether a null hypothesis should be rejected, by testing the significance of a particular result. It is the probability of obtaining a sample outcome, given that the null hypothesis is true. In this case, the […]

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