Fake Spider Scares Experts
May 4, 2020
Yet Another Fake Fossil Published in a Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journal! What’s going on in paleontology? by Jerry Bergman, PhD The headline of a creation website announced in bold letters, “Fake spider fossil passes peer review!” It then asked, “What lessons should be learnt?” The first lesson is, although the common claim, at least by […]
Fossil Roaches Did Not Evolve
March 4, 2020
Cockroaches preserved in amber show no evolution, but the Darwinists celebrate anyway.
Scientists Are Only Fallible Humans
December 18, 2019
Recent news articles remind us to qualify our trust in scientists according to the human potential for error and bias.
Psychologist, Fix Your Own Problems
October 6, 2019
Evolutionary psychologists dare to tell normal people about their problems. They have enough of their own.
Science’s Got Troubles, cont.
October 29, 2018
The "credibility crisis" in science is not solved. It may be getting worse.
Science’s Got Troubles
October 27, 2018
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
August 2, 2018
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
July 5, 2018
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
January 6, 2018
Fixing the gap between the ideal and the real will require factors outside of science, like honesty.
Is This Duck a Dinosaur?
December 12, 2017
Before swallowing the hype about the latest dino-bird fossil, ask some hard questions.
Archaeopteryx: The Rock Star of Dino-Birds?
October 6, 2017
Dr Jerry Bergman examines evidence that Archaeopteryx was transitional between reptiles and birds.
Big Science Struggling to Regain Credibility
September 23, 2017
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
August 8, 2017
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
May 23, 2017
Fake news is not just a problem in politics.
Think Critically About Everything But Evolution
March 22, 2017
Researchers found that courses in critical thinking help humanities students overcome pseudoscience. One important pseudoscience, though, is not in their list.