Significance February 2018 issue

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The February 2018 issue of Significance is out now in print and digital formats. Our cover story explores outliers in scientific measurements – which can be the cause of much consternation but may also be a sign of healthy scientific progress.

We also describe five ways data is transforming music, and we estimate the proportion of people in France and the USA who have a “homonym” – someone with whom they share a first and last name. 

Meanwhile, in our In Brief section, we have two articles on Puerto Rico: the first estimates the number of deaths caused by Hurricane Maria, while the second highlights threats to the independence of the island’s institute of statistics.

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