Science

Science benefits from diversity

Science benefits from diversity Nature.com–Jun 6, 2018 Lab groups, departments, universities and national funders should encourage participation in science from as many sectors of the population … Hawaii Volcano…


Science mourns Stephen Hawking’s death

Sexual-minority students more likely to abandon science majors Nature.com–17 hours ago Undergraduates who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or queer switch to non-science degrees at higher rates than…



Science You Might Have Missed in 2017

Science You Might Have Missed in 2017 Bloomberg–14 hours ago The main culprits are in social science and medical research. Both fields came under questioning when reviews of…


The science that’s never been cited

The science that’s never been cited Nature.com–Dec. 13, 2017 Many scientists harbour false impressions about uncited research — both its extent and its impact on scholarship. One widely repeated…


Canada must make science great again

At Least 400 Science Articles Cite Nonexistent ‘Phantom’ Study Gizmodo–Nov 15, 2017 Leiden University professor Pieter Kroonenberg found the “phantom reference” in a nonexistent journal while hunting…



Stop Equating “Science” With Truth

Is Science Broken? Slate Magazine–Aug 21, 2017 The journal Science had just published a landmark effort to reproduce …. in great detail in a wonderful article and interactive for FiveThirtyEight. Stop…


Is Science Broken?

Is Science Broken? Slate Magazine–2 hours ago The journal Science had just published a landmark effort to reproduce the findings of 100 recent peer-reviewed psychology experiments, and … Harassment and…



Jordan stakes its future on science

Jordan stakes its future on science Nature.com–5 hours ago When the World Science Forum kicks off on the shore of the Dead Sea in November, it will be…



Will American Science Stay On Top?

Will American Science Stay On Top? The American Conservative–10 hours ago Yet exceptional scientists, distinct as they may be, are products of a larger context….


Science’s Communication Problem

Science’s Communication Problem Inside Higher Ed–5 hours ago WASHINGTON — Views on higher education are becoming increasingly hostile among certain Americans, and scientists say some…


Science Is Patriotic

Science Is Patriotic Scientific American (blog)–Jun 30, 2017 But this Independence Day comes at a time when science has been sidelined in the US, threatened…