Monthly Archives: April 2010

Should scientific funding really be MORE elite?

or how to creatively hamstring scientific progress…. Funding the scientifically elite is fundamentally short sighted. The new (or almost new) head of the Royal Society in Britain, Sir Paul Nurse, wants to reform scientific funding – joy! Something does need … Continue reading

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Ok the analysis wasn’t perfect but that doesn’t make the scientists liars

‘Climate-gate’ considered Scientists make mistakes, it is after all humans who actually do science, and science is a human construct by which to understand the world around us. And it is not perfect. Also, empirical data can be interpreted in … Continue reading

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