Is it OK to use tables of data already published to make new statistical analyses that bring novel results ?
Thanks for your question. In fact, we had a similar question a little while ago, that was answered by one of our editors. Here's a link to that question and answer - I hope you find it useful: https://masterclasses.nature.com/questions/293
Remember, if you are using data from another paper, you should always clearly acknowledge the source of the data.