Failure Of Science

When the Scientific Method doesn't seem to be working.

Fraud, cheating: 2010-10-05-GrayCheatingInScience

http://xkcd.com/1574/

  • Many commercial antibody-based immunoassays are unreliable
  • Problems with the p-value as an indicator of significance
  • Overfeeding of laboratory rodents compromises animal models

psychology: might as well go with Intervention Roulette

criminology http://euc.sagepub.com/content/12/5/581.abstract?etoc

medicine

Don't even get me started on "Social Science".

Problem for having Climate Change discussion? General trust of Experts?


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