A rhyming year in review: Limericks that capture the best and worst of life sciences in 2017

There once was a poet from STAT/Who pulled fun rhymes out of a hat/Her limericks made us laugh/And her every paragraph/Is a gift we hope doesn't fall flat.

We’re big fans of the offbeat here at STAT. So what better way to round out the last days of 2017 than to bring you the year in review — in rhyme? Without further ado, to see last year’s offerings.) 

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