Graphics by Ella Koeze At first blush, the studies look reasonable enough. Low-intensity stretching seems to reduce muscle soreness. Beta-alanine supplements ma…
Christie AschwandenA statistical method used only in sports science makes it easier to find publishable results, but “Does just meeting a criteria such as ‘there’s some chance this thing works’ represent a standard we ever want to be using in science?”
esting for most cases. I have performed a re-analysis to evaluate this claim.
Using simulation code provided by MBI’s proponents, I estimated Type I and Type II error rates for clinical and non-clinical MBI for a range of effect sizes,...
Christie AschwandenWhile working on a forthcoming story, I asked Kristin Sainani to comment on "Magnitude-based inference." She got so riled up she wrote this: bit.ly/2FfiBAX If you have comments, DM me
A survivor of the Nagasaki, Japan, WWII atomic bomb, made with plutonium from the Hanford Site’s B Reactor, visited the nuclear reservation and Richland High School.
Christie AschwandenNagasaki survivor tours Hanford nuclear facility, "“I’m left with a sense of what cruel things human beings do” bit.ly/2Hownmb he was disturbed by what he saw on the floor of the gym: the emblem of the Bombers, a mushroom cloud.
The Americans won gold in the team sprint Wednesday at the PyeongChang Games. It is just the second Olympic cross-country medal won by an American. Bill Koch was the first, at the 1976 Olympics. “Hearing it out loud, it still doesn’t feel real,”...