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In a research trend being labeled the “U.S. effect,” a new analysis of more than 1,000 research papers in genetics and psychiatry finds that scientists are more likely to exaggerate their scientific findings in response to competition. (PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Competitive ‘US Effect’ On Research Encourages Scientists To Exaggerate Results

In a research trend being labeled the “U.S. effect,” a new analysis of more than 1,000 research papers in genetics and psychiatry finds that scientists are more likely to exaggerate their scientific findings in response to competition.

08/27/2013

Even without modern-day temptations like fast food or cigarettes, people had clogged arteries some 4,000 years ago, according to the biggest-ever hunt for the condition in mummies. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Researchers Find 4,000 Year-Old Mummies With Clogged Arteries, Heart Disease

Even without modern-day temptations like fast food or cigarettes, people had clogged arteries some 4,000 years ago, according to the biggest-ever hunt for the condition in mummies.

03/10/2013

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