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Why Fake Data When You Can Fake a Scientist?

Making up names and CVs is one of the latest tricks to game scientific metrics.

What Counts as Science?

The arXiv preprint service is trying to answer an age-old question.

The Lessons of a Ghost Planet

Vulcan shows us science beyond the scientific method.

Why Is Biomedical Research So Conservative?

Funding, incentives, and skepticism of theory make some scientists play it safe.

Are There Barbarians at the Gates of Science?

The increasingly complex border between science and society is changing both.

Why Physics Is Not a Discipline

Physics is not just what happens in the Department of Physics.

Ingenious: Hope Jahren

Meet the Lab Girl.

How the Biggest Fabricator in Science Got Caught

Yoshitaka Fujii falsified 183 papers before statistics exposed him.

The Trouble With Scientists

How one psychologist is tackling human biases in science.