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Nutrition research can be difficult, especially when kids, and Elmo, and careless research techniques ruin the outcome of the study. A study on kids' nutritional choices was recently retracted because there were problems with the data collection. This happens a lot, and it isn't doing science any favors.

This episode was adapted from a column Aaron wrote in the New York Times. Sources and more information can be found there:

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