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Big Changes in Science Publishing Underway

People are so used to peer-reviewed scientific journals behind paywalls, it's hard to think of any other way. Till now.

Political Bias in Science Media, cont.

This entry continues listed examples of political bias in science, academia and secular media.

Science Is Nothing Without Integrity, cont.

This entry continues yesterday's news about scientific integrity.

Big Science Failing Integrity Test

What happens when the purveyors of knowledge admit they are unreliable?

Who Owns Science, Anyway?

Journal editors are freaking out over the rise of Open Science initiatives, worried their reign over the perception of science is doomed.

Science Fails Its Ideals

Fraud, lack of integrity and non-reproducible results continue to plague Big Science. Fair debate can help.

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.

Scientific Referencing Perpetuates Myths

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

The Myth of Science Self-Correction

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

Time to Overhaul Science

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

Big Science Pops its Zits

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

Big Science Succumbs to Political Correctness

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

Evolutionary Morality Backfires on Big Science

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

Without Integrity, There Is No Science

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

You Should Trust Scientists (To Be Fallible)

Public trust in scientists exceeds their trustworthiness, experts warn.
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