Richard Harris is the author of Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions (Basic Books, 2017). He’s a science reporter at NPR in Washington, D.C..
How Poorly Designed Studies Hurt ALS Patients
Author Richard Harris explains the sometimes hasty and inefficient scientific process that could be prolonging the search of a cure for ALS.
Bringing Rigor Back To Health Research
Scarce resources and the pressure to publish undermine researchers’ quests for cures. How can we fix these problems?