Holden Thorp, the editor-in-chief of the prestigious journal Science, de
Join Cameron English and Dr. Chuck Dinerstein on Episode 66 of the Science Dispatch podcast as they examine the growing problem of scientific fraud:
People confuse science the noun with science the verb
Every decent science writer has, at some point in his or her career, been called a "corporate shill." It's a rite of passage.
There is a pervasive bias in academia against scientists who work in industry.
A couple of years ago, Panera Bread went crazy. Somebody high up in the corporation decided that selling (what is, in my opinion1) really great tasting food was no longer a sufficient strategy.
A company made grand pronouncements about revolutionizing cancer treatment claiming their discovery is so disruptive that, according to its
As the saying goes, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." We know that's true because statisticians themselves just said so.
In Act I, scene iv of Hamlet, Marcellus warns us, "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark." Likewise, something is rotten in the state of academic science.
Neil Sedaka once noted that breaking up is hard to do. Even harder, it seems, is doing good science. Why?
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