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The Paradise of University Rhetoric About Science and Innovation

Ian Sample, writing for The Guardian’s ShortcutsBlog, describes how MIT grad students in 2005 created a “fake science report” generator that produced bogus scientific articles for presentation at conferences. Now anyone can download the generator: But this is the hoax … Continue reading

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Neophilia

Alok Jha, writing in The Guardian, has an extended article on the growing problem of bad science, with particular attention to psychology and medicine. One bit of worrisome news: There are indications that bad practice – particularly at the less … Continue reading

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