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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.
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