Has Science Lost Its Way?

The single greatest threat to science right now comes from within its own ranks. Last year Nature, the prestigious international science journal, published a study revealing that “More than 70% of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist’s experiments, and more than half have failed to reproduce their own experiments.”

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  • Alain

    It is time to distinguish between science and scientism. Thanks to political interference and government funding a lot of science has been replaced with scientism.

    • Black is white.
      Men are women.
      Science is religion.

    • WalterBannon

      we have entered the age of junk science

      climate “science” is a blend of alchemy and witchcraft, masquerading as science

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Follow the money.

  • vwVwwVwv

    when science get again full support and the money and brainpower leak to sientasy
    is blocked science can recover fast.

    we must make the young generation look up to the stars again.
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  • AutismusTheGreat

    The article in Nature magazine is a good thing. It means someone is “checking the checking”. A process of slow gradual improvement is preferable to Islam’s approach to the universe (“Just believe what the Imam says or else you are sub human kuffar”). Too many scientists are going after research money just for the sake of it. The scientific method needs auditing just like anything else.