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  • Research fraud is often viewed as a problem of “bad apples,” but Barbara K Redman, who spoke at the webinar insists that it is not a problem of bad apples but bad barrels if not, she said, of rotten forests or orchards...
  • Science, Philosophy and Politics Tue, 29 Jun 21, 11:00am
    By Andy May Greg Weiner has written a great essay in Law & Liberty, entitled: “Why We cannot Just ‘Follow the Science.‘” His point is that scientists and science are…
  • The EPA issues an extraordinary number of regulations, which affect every area of the economy and constrict everyday freedoms. Extensive regulatory schemes can amount to a competitive advantage for large companies over small...
  • "Munday’s and Dixson’s data on chemical signal preference had a “0 out of 10,000” chance of being real. They left it to the reader to decide what to think about this.”
  • The Replication Crisis Thu, 17 Dec 20, 10:35am
    Growing awareness of the replication crisis has rocked the fields of medicine and psychology, in particular, where famous experiments and influential findings have been cast into doubt...
  • From Molecular Brain, Biomedical Central Molecular Brain volume 13, Article number: 24 (2020) Cite this article Abstract A reproducibility crisis is a situation where many scientific studies cannot be reproduced...
  • Opinion by Kip Hansen — 2 February 2020   The attacks continue in the Journals of Science against the EPA’s proposed “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science” rule — commonly referred to as...
  • Opinion by Kip Hansen — 24 January 2020 In Part 1 of this two-part series, I detailed how there has been a growing furor over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (E.P.A.’s)  proposed “Strengthening...
  • By Kip Hansen — 22 January 2020   On the 11th of November 2019, the NY Times published an article by journalist Lisa Friedman in the Climate Section titled: ”E.P.A. to Limit Science Used to Write Public Health...
  • The Meat Wars: JAMA Stirs the Pot Tue, 21 Jan 20, 5:00am
    Guest Essay by Kip Hansen — 20 January 2020   Rita Rubin, Senior Writer, JAMA Medical News & Perspectives,  has stirred the pot on the controversy surrounding a series of studies published last Fall in the...
  • Dorothy Bishop describes how threats to reproducibility, recognized but unaddressed for decades, might finally be brought under control. From Nature: More than four decades into my scientific career, I find myself an outlier...
  • From Ars Technica Theory protects from “personal intuitions and culturally biased folk theories.” Cathleen O’Grady – 2/16/2019, 11:00 AM A jumbled jigsaw puzzle, AKA the state of theory in the behavioral...
  • Guest Essay by Kip Hansen We recently saw on this blog a  guest essay from Joel O’Bryan regarding a paper from Fernbach et al. titled “Extreme opponents of genetically modified foods know the least but think they know...
  • From the National Association of Scholars via an article in the Wall Street Journal. Policy makers often cite research to justify their rules, but many of those studies wouldn’t replicate   Half the results published...
  • This post comes to us via Paul Driessen of CFACT.  He highlights a very serious problem.  Readers may want to weigh in with their own examples, some thoughts on why this is happening, and what possibly can be done...
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