Retracted Papers Never Die
January 6, 2021
There's another case of zombie science in peer-reviewed publishing: retracted papers that don't stay dead.
Science Is Becoming Harder for Scientists
September 25, 2020
Leading journal worries that scientific papers are becoming too hard to read, even for scientists.
Big Science Failing Integrity Test
November 29, 2018
What happens when the purveyors of knowledge admit they are unreliable?
Scientists Are Just as Morally Fraught as Other People
July 15, 2018
Working in a lab and publishing in a peer-reviewed journal does not offer immunity from the moral or logical lapses.
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.
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.
Peer Reviewed Science Can Mislead in a Major Way
September 1, 2014
Sociology is under scrutiny, but the issues apply to all of science.