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Anti-Science Label Can Be Misused

The world's leading science journal warns its members to beware of the anti-science label.

Big Science Culture Condones Misconduct

Dishonest behavior by scientists is rampant, but nothing seems to change. Can evolutionary theory help?

Scientists Blind to Their Failings

Scientism sounds appealing in theory. In practice, human scientists fall short of its ideals of enlightenment, progress and understanding.

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.

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.

Scientism, Heal Thyself

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

Evolutionists Undermine Their Own Truth Claims

Two evolutionists appeal to "evolutionary forces" to explain the rise of bad science.

Peer Review Is Unscientific

A reviewer of peer review says our reverence for the practice borders on mysticism, not science.

Science Is Biased

They admit it; you can't get rid of bias in science. Big Science has too many problems of its own to dictate ethics to others.

Big Science in Big Trouble

The default religion of secularism has fallen from grace.

If You Can't Trust Scientists, You Can't Trust Science

Science may be "out there" in the world, but its discoveries are mediated by fallible scientists.

Without Integrity, There Is No Science

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

Psychotherapy Effectiveness Exaggerated

It's depressing that psychotherapy inflates its effectiveness in treating depression.

Reproducibility Crisis in Psychology, and Other Science Woes

Here's more evidence that human pride, greed and ambition can get in the way of the ideals of science.

You Should Trust Scientists (To Be Fallible)

Public trust in scientists exceeds their trustworthiness, experts warn.

Big Science in Crisis of Trust

A flurry of recent articles underscore the absolute necessity for integrity in science.

Scientific Method Evolves

There is no scientific method. There are customary procedures that depend on the field; these are subject to mutation and artificial selection.

Science Can Dumb Down, Corrupt, and Mislead the Public for Decades

It's impossible to present so-called scientific "findings" about the human mind that are morally neutral.

Is Pareidolia a Hypothesis?

Some astrobiologists see possible signs of life in Martian soil photographed by a rover. The rover project scientist begs to differ.

Science News Hype Getting Overdue Scrutiny

Finally, a journal is owning up to the propensity for scientists and reporters to exaggerate research.
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Nature Reports Armitage Discrimination Case

The leading scientific journal has reported Mark Armitage's lawsuit against California State University for firing him as a creationist.

Scientists Need Philosophers

Wise journal editors realize that they can't do science without philosophy.

Peer Reviewed Science Can Mislead in a Major Way

Sociology is under scrutiny, but the issues apply to all of science.

Scientists Want to Toss Peer Review

It has been a criterion of science, but peer review is loaded with problems and probably should be replaced.

Nobel Prize Winner Fights Tyranny of Big Scientific Journals

He's on a campaign to bring power to the people.

Science Reporter Says Scientists Are Like Cattle

A science reporter lists several reasons why scientists are about as trustworthy as bankers.

Students Need to Argue Science, Not Memorize It

A professor of science education has a radical idea: teach science through argumentation, because that's the way scientists do it.

Transparency Is Changing Scientific Practice

Secret peer review, paper journals and exclusive scientific clubs may become things of the past.

Who Owns Science? Publication Revolution Underway

A revolution in scientific publishing may fundamentally alter the power structure over science and result in openness for all.

Mouse to Elephant? Just Add Time

How do you evolve a mouse into an elephant? Just add 24 million generations. But you can shrink it back down in just 100,000 generations. This and other eyebrow-raising stories have been told in the secular science media recently.