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  • Lessons for a Young Scientist

    A masterclass on what science needs now.

  • The Attack of Zombie Science

    They look like scientific papers. But they’re distorting and killing science.

  • Gaia, the Scientist

    What if the first woman scientist was simply the first woman?

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    We Have to Talk About Doubt

    How to tell the difference between scientific and conspiratorial skepticism.

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    When a Good Scientist Is the Wrong Source

    How a bad “fact” helped the lab-leak hypothesis go viral.

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    Gaia, the Scientist

    What if the first woman scientist was simply the first woman?

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    You Want to See My Data? I Thought We Were Friends!

    The trouble with academia.

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    How Eugenics Shaped Statistics

    Exposing the damned lies of three science pioneers.

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    You Want to See My Data? I Thought We Were Friends!

    Stuart Ritchie is a Lecturer in the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King’s College London. His new book, Science Fictions: How Fraud, Bias, Negligence and Hype Undermine the Search for Truth, explains the ideas in this comic, by Zach Weinersmith, in more detail, telling shocking stories of scientific error and misconduct. It also proposes […]

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    How Science Trumps Denial

    Scientists putting their career and health on the line can take heart from Galileo.