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Unformatted text preview: your hypothesis. In this case, the data suggest that the hypothesis should be accepted. Otherwise , it needs to be modified to account for the data. Publish Scientists generally do not regard information unless it has been published in a peer-reviewed or refereed journal . Typically, the scientist writes a report on the research and submits it to a journal editor. The editor distributes copies of the article to several peer reviewers that are recognized experts in the field. After reviewing the research, the peer reviewers recommend whether the paper should be published or not. Junk science has not undergone this peer review process. Politicians, journalists, and others interested in swaying public opinion may mislead the public by presenting junk science as sound science or by presenting it along with sound science....
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