Scientific Referencing Perpetuates Myths

March 16, 2017 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasEducationGeologyMediaPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

Most scientific papers contain numerous references. Rather than enhancing scholarship, careless referencing can sometimes advance zombie science.

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The Myth of Science Self-Correction

February 13, 2017 in Dumb IdeasEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Sounds good in theory: scientists check each other with peer review, and knowledge advances. In reality, scientists are only human.

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Time to Overhaul Science

January 11, 2017 in Bible and TheologyEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A noted advocate of science integrity is leading a team of experts on a program to improve scientific practice and clean up serious failings.

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Big Science Pops its Zits

January 5, 2017 in Bible and TheologyCell BiologyCosmologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationGeneticsIntelligent DesignMammalsMediaMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

If you think institutional science has a smooth complexion, look closer. From every angle, serious blemishes are coming to light.

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Big Science Succumbs to Political Correctness

July 31, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDumb IdeasMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Is science immune from cultural trends? In theory, hopefully; in practice, often not.

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Evolutionary Morality Backfires on Big Science

May 3, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Piracy sparks indignation among advocates of the idea that morality is an evolved trait.

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Without Integrity, There Is No Science

January 16, 2016 in Bible and TheologyEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Science continues facing a crisis in credibility, leaving Big Science institutions scrambling for solutions.

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You Should Trust Scientists (To Be Fallible)

June 6, 2015 in Bible and TheologyEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Public trust in scientists exceeds their trustworthiness, experts warn.

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Who Owns Science? Publication Revolution Underway

June 27, 2012 in Darwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A revolution in scientific publishing may fundamentally alter the power structure over science and result in openness for all.

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