Is the Peer Review Process for Scientific Papers Broken? Time – MELINDA BALDWIN – Apr 29, 2014 If peer review is indeed broken, as some observers have claimed, an important part of fixing it may be adjusting our expectations of … more
Fraud in Science: Liar! Liar! Economist – Jun 4, 2009 Scientists are not quite as honest as might be hoped.
Insight: After disaster, the deadliest part of Japan’s nuclear clean-up Reuters – AARON SHELDRICK & ANTONI SLODKOWSKI – Aug 13, 2013 The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is preparing to remove 400 tons of highly irradiated spent fuel … more
Mars One: How to boldly go and get voted off the planet Globe and Mail – May 12, 2013 We are not diminishing the ambitions of Mars One, a $6-billion plan to send the first human settlers on a one-way … more