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.
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…