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You Can Trust Science! (to Reverse Itself)

...science.” He knows that psychology and social science have lost credibility due to the “reproducibility crisis,” but he whimpers that climate scientists don’t deserve to have their reputations tarnished by...

Solving a Global Cultural Crisis Without Moral Authority

...academies and the World Health Organization on whom they rely to “do something” about this crisis. On what basis are they going to tell other scientists what they must do?...

Psychologist, Fix Your Own Problems

...study will ever be replicated (New Scientist). Acknowledging that a replication crisis still plagues psychological research publications, New Scientist proposes a simple solution: Common Sense! The “wisdom of the crowds”...

Evolutionary Models Are Unreliable

Evolutionists find that models and assumptions in which they placed their trust are unreliable and unscientific. Several articles and papers this week show that models of evolutionary theory are worthless...

Whose News Is Fake News?

...with scandals and misconduct, often not caught. At the same time, most published papers are irreproducible (the “replication crisis”). Cosmologists claim that nothing banged and became everything. Folks understandably think...

How Science Could Destroy Itself

...may argue that fake science could never succeed for long, because science is self-checking and reproducible. But as many journals have worried, there is a “reproducibility crisis” going on, and...

Science Under the Microscope Looks Infected

...finds scientific reproducibility does not equate to scientific truth (Phys.org). What a shock! A key rationale for the superiority of scientific knowledge has been reproducibility. As we have reported for...

Science Is Nothing Without Integrity, cont.

This entry continues yesterday’s news about scientific integrity. Replication Crisis Replication failures in psychology not due to differences in study populations (Nature). Psychologists cannot just blame their replication failures on...

Big Science Failing Integrity Test

...about reproducibility than academia is, Nature says this week. Notice how academic scientists engage in “questionable practices.” Despite the advent of important new therapeutics, the number of innovative treatments reaching...

Science Fails Its Ideals

...High-profile journals put to reproducibility test (Nature). Did you know two out of five published research results are not reproducible? The “reproducibility crisis” that embarrassed Big Science in recent years...

Scientists Are Just as Morally Fraught as Other People

...of Nature might prove their fitness by bullying the German research institute into cooperation. Before reproducibility must come preproducibility (Nature). What? You mean reproducibility is not standard practice in science?...

Religious People Have Better Fitness

Evolutionists have vague definitions of “fitness,” but if physical and mental health are measures, then church-goers score high. African-Americans who attend church less likely to suffer mental-health issues than those...

Science Cannot Rise Above Human Nature

...to their own congregations: the scientists. Checklists work to improve science (Nature). Bummed by the ongoing failures of reproducibility and fraud, the Editors of Nature are trying more things. Five...

Big Science Trying to Wipe Egg Off Its Face

...journals such as PNAS, Science, and Nature (ex., 24 April 2016). The “reproducibility crisis” in psychology and a similar crisis in medical reporting concern large numbers of flawed papers, not...

Scientists Not Always Trained to Be Critical Thinkers

...knowledge than on competence in critical thinking. The lack of training in critical thinking shows up in retractions, corrections and the worrisome “reproducibility crisis” (4 April 2017). It also leads...
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