Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 04/04/2012 - 13:04

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A lot of science is just plain wrong

Suddenly, everybody’s saying it: the scientific and medical literature is riddled with poor studies, irreproducible results, concealed data and sloppy mistakes.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 19/07/2010 - 13:13

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The case of the missing COINS

In line with a promise made before the election, George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchquer, made available on 4 June the Treasury’s COINS database.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 01/06/2010 - 14:03

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Coroners' data: is secrecy serving the public interest?

The coroner who held the inquests into the victims of Harold Shipman has said that all deaths of babies in hospital should be reported to the local coroner.

Fri, 22/01/2010 - 11:15

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UK Data site launched

The new Government data site,, has opened for business.