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Scientists Retract Dino-Bird Paper

Was it a bird or a dinosaur? The latest guess is neither. It was a lizard! Another example of guesswork in paleontology.

Fake Spider Scares Experts

  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!”[1] It then asked, “What lessons should be learnt?” The first lesson is, although the common claim, at least by […]

Can Science Trust Itself?

Disturbing news comes from scientists who like to portray themselves as infallible seekers of the truth.

Scientists Are Only Fallible Humans

Recent news articles remind us to qualify our trust in scientists according to the human potential for error and bias.

Blunders Without Number: The Fraud Problems and Darwinism

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 […]

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.

Bioethics: Into the Storm Without an Anchor

On several fronts, scientists without a track record of ethical trustworthiness are pushing culture toward dangerous practices.
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