scientific method

Holden Thorp, the editor-in-chief of the prestigious journal Science, de
Is the science behind vaccines valid? Some feel it is fatally flawed – vaccination places us all at greater risk than the diseases they were developed to prevent.
One of our standard medications used in caring for the critically ill is steroids, more specifically glucocorticoids.
By Kai Zhang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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.
Neil Sedaka once noted that breaking up is hard to do. Even harder, it seems, is doing good science. Why?
John Ioannidis is like the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse. When he comes riding in, scientists tremble in fear.
From a young age, we teach science to students all wrong.
Somewhere along the way critical reasoning and a healthy dose of skepticism were supplanted by tacit acceptance as fact press releases and publications generated from academic institutions, those “perfectly” credentialed and arbitrarily deemed sci
One of the major reasons scientific research is facing a reproducibility problem is because of poor use of statistics.