Scientists Should Go to Church
May 20, 2018
A plague of research misconduct bothers leading journal editors. How are they going to evolve integrity? By preaching to matter in motion?
Science Cannot Rise Above Human Nature
April 29, 2018
For all its aspirations and achievements, science must constantly drag along with it the ball and chain of human fallibility.
When Learning, Don’t Neglect the Religion
April 22, 2018
Scientists could do themselves a favor by getting off the materialist merry-go-round and contemplating their Creator's purpose for their lives.
Big Science Agonizes Over Tarnished Image
April 8, 2018
Most individual scientists do honorable work, but Big Science cannot sustain its public image of reliability any longer. Things must change.
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.
Corrupt Peer Review Needs a Reformation
October 16, 2017
The ostensible gold standard of scientific reliability, peer review, looks more like fool's gold in many cases. Reforming it will require an overhaul, not just corrections.
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?
Myth of Objective Science Busted
July 13, 2017
Students and citizens are taught a very distorted view of what science is and how it actually works.
If Science Is Superior, Why Does It Need Fixing?
June 12, 2017
Scientific publishing and peer review is undergoing a revolution, suggesting there has been something wrong. Yes; its lack of transparency is motivating a drive for 'open science.'
Unreliability in Science Reaches Epic Proportions
June 3, 2017
If it's a problem in a field open to observation and visible in the here and now—biomedical research—what about evolution, which is based on events and extinct life forms that are claimed to have existed eons ago?
More Fakes in the Science Laboratory
May 23, 2017
Fake news is not just a problem in politics.
Scientists Blind to Their Failings
April 4, 2017
Scientism sounds appealing in theory. In practice, human scientists fall short of its ideals of enlightenment, progress and understanding.
Big Science Sullies Its Reputation
March 4, 2017
The public will lose confidence in science if its institutions continue to side with the political left.
Big Science Losing Public Trust
February 25, 2017
Scientists themselves are warning that the scientific community has lost a great deal of public trust, and for good reasons.
The Myth of Science Self-Correction
February 13, 2017
Sounds good in theory: scientists check each other with peer review, and knowledge advances. In reality, scientists are only human.