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Societal Threats from Ideologically Driven Science

Dec 13, 2017 by Edward J. Calabrese |

Personal bias has gotten in the way of good science. 

Unsettled Science

Dec 13, 2017 by NAS |

The Winter 2017 edition of AQ discusses ideological bias in the sciences, and how that affects research. 

Induction in Science

Nov 16, 2017 by Ulrich Gerlach |

NAS Member Ulrich Gerlach continues the conversation on modern science’s epistemological crisis.

Why Scientists Need to Study the Philosophy of Science

Oct 30, 2017 by Edward R. Dougherty |

NAS Member Edward R. Dougherty writes on the epistemological crisis confronting modern science.

The Lack of Prudence of Fossil Fuel Supporters

Dec 13, 2016 by Bruce Gilley |

Bruce Gilley replies to Leo Goldstein arguing that humility and discretion are needed in the climate change debate. 

Academia on the Verge of a New Dark Age

Dec 13, 2016 by Leo Goldstein |

Guest author Leo Goldstein offers a criticism of "climate alarmism" and "postmodern science."

Sometimes a Crevasse is Just a Crevasse

Mar 10, 2016 by David Randall |

A study on "Feminist Glaciology" highlights the sad absurdity of the modern academy.

Concerns about National Academy of Sciences and Scientific Dissent

Dec 15, 2015 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood writes to members of the National Academy of Sciences with three concerns about how the scientific establishment has responded to serious dissent. 

NAS Members Honored for Contributions to Science

Jun 15, 2015 by NAS |

David Legates and Will Happer, two lifetime NAS members, were honored at the Heartland Institute's international conference on climate change. 

A Pause for Thought

Jun 09, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

A new study disputes the "pause" in global warming. 

Academic Social Science and Scientific Literacy

Apr 07, 2015 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the misunderstanding and misuse of scientific concepts by academic social scientists.

Reporters Explain Why Balance Isn’t Needed on Global Warming

Mar 24, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

Elite journalists gathered at Columbia University say they have no need to listen to or even acknowledge skeptics of anthropogenic global warming.

A Diverse Group of Social Psychologists Calls for More Diversity in Their Field

Jan 07, 2015 by George Leef |

Six social psychologists are publishing an article arguing that their discipline suffers as a science due to its narrowness in the range of opinions it deems acceptable. 

Bamboozled Billionaires

Jul 24, 2014 by Norman Rogers |

NAS board member Norman Rogers replies to a global warming report produced by three billionaires.

NAS Endorses Secret Science Reform Act

Jun 27, 2014 by Glenn Ricketts |

A bill mandating greater transparency and accountability clears a House committee..

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