By Dr. Timothy Luckett:
What hinders good research? Ego. Period.
Simon Wessely is a good example. He has a belief - that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a neuropsychiatric condition.
So why would he want to try and replicate the XMRV findings then - Ego. To reinforce his beliefs.
How do you do this - answer: pervert the results.
How do you pervert scientific findings - answer: break the rules that in order for a scientific study to be valid, you have to copy exactly.
So he obtained negative results, further reinforcing his beliefs that CFS is not infectious.
But why the motive? Read more>>