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Science’s Got Troubles, cont.

The "credibility crisis" in science is not solved. It may be getting worse.

Science’s Got Troubles

Numerous news articles point to moral shortcomings in Big Science that threaten public trust. The US Constitution was a great idea. But John Adams once said, “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious People. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other” (US Archives). Similarly, the “Scientific Method,” as it […]

Scientific Papers Can No Longer Be Trusted

How do you know a paper is not a hoax? or fake science? It's getting increasingly difficult to tell, and Big Science is worried.

Blunders Without Number: The Fraud Problems and Darwinism

Blunders without Number: The Fraud Problems and Darwinism One of the most respected medical journals in the world, New England Journal of Medicine, recently “retracted and republished a landmark study on the Mediterranean diet, and issued an unprecedented five other corrections after an obscure report last year scrutinized thousands of articles in eight journals over […]

Big Science Wobbles on Trust

Fixing the gap between the ideal and the real will require factors outside of science, like honesty.

Is This Duck a Dinosaur?

Before swallowing the hype about the latest dino-bird fossil, ask some hard questions.

Archaeopteryx: The Rock Star of Dino-Birds?

Dr Jerry Bergman examines evidence that Archaeopteryx was transitional between reptiles and birds.

Big Science Struggling to Regain Credibility

Peer review is under attack with new moves to combat fraud and special interest through integrity and transparency. But where do those come from?

Dishonesty Undermines Trust in Big Science

Before they can tell the public what is true about the world, scientists had better get a handle on honesty. You can trust a scientist – to be fallible. Science is not entirely ‘out there’ in the world. Its findings are always mediated through fallible humans. And lately, there has been a flurry of concerns […]

More Fakes in the Science Laboratory

Fake news is not just a problem in politics.

Think Critically About Everything But Evolution

Researchers found that courses in critical thinking help humanities students overcome pseudoscience. One important pseudoscience, though, is not in their list.

Scientism, Heal Thyself

The scientific establishment that sees itself as the paragon of rationality needs take an honest look at its human frailties.

Piltdown Forger Fingered

One man committed the greatest hoax in the history of anthropology, but others are not so easily exonerated for believing it.

Fake 'Gospel' Manuscript Exposed

The so-called "Gospel of Jesus's Wife" is almost certainly a fraud.

Big Science in Big Trouble

The default religion of secularism has fallen from grace.
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