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The science of doping

The processes used to charge athletes with cheating are often based on flawed statistics and flawed logic, says Donald A. Berry.

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See Editorial, page 667 . Donald Berry testified for the defence team of 1996 Olympian Mary Decker Slaney before a doping hearing board in 1997. He was paid for his time.

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Berry, D. The science of doping. Nature 454, 692–693 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/454692a

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