January 27, 2021

The Niche

Trusted stem cell blog & resources

hype

2 min read

I’m discussing the seamier side of science in a seven part series on what I call scientific sinning, including science hype. The first three pieces in this series covered Failure to Cite, Paper or grant killing and a Need for Speed. Today we talk about how bad it can get when scientists hype their work and I’m going to use the recent story about dinosaur farts and global warming as an illustrative case. Scientists get excited about science, right? At what point do they cross the line …Read More