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Why Garbage Science Gets Published

Predatory journals keep the pseudoscience flowing.

What If Scientists Were Celebrities?

GE’s marketing chief speaks about inspiring new science and technology workers.

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.