Positive Bias Could Erode Public Trust In Science – Slashdot

Is science proving to be a religion? Crichton implied this 22 years ago in Jurassic Park.
http://science.slashdot.org/story/12/05/11/1232236/positive-bias-could-erode-public-trust-in-science?utm_source=slashdot&utm_medium=facebook
Link excerpt:
ananyo writes “Evidence is mounting that research is riddled with positive bias. Left unchecked, the problem could erode public trust, argues Dan Sarewitz, a science policy expert, in a comment piece in Nature. The piece cites a number of findings, including a 2005 paper by John Ioannidis that was o…

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