How one young woman broke down the gates of knowledge
Whatever happened to the crazy weather the Daily Express keeps predicting?
A new form of marine mass destruction is outrageously being justified by the EU and its member states in the name of “scientific research”.
Is life extension science an astonishing promise or an astonishing threat? Or both?
The terrible howlers in James Lovelock’s new book show that genius is no defence against being wrong.
The governments of Britain, Canada and Australia are trying to stamp out scientific dissent.
When scholars sell out, the consequences are grave.
How government science advisers misrepresent science.
How did academic publishers acquire these feudal powers?
Why does a crazy set of beliefs in one field seem to migrate into unrelated subjects?
We explore the mutual incomprehension across the climate emails divide
Science and humanities students view each other with incomprehension: blame our dumb, narrow schooling.
In fighting for science, we subscribe to a comforting illusion: that people can be swayed by the facts.
The funding for academic research has been taken over by business
David Bellamy’s at it again, with even dafter claims about climate change.
Matt Ridley raged against the government – until he needed £16 billion
It’s happening, it’s systematic, and it is precisely the opposite story to the one the papers are telling.
It doesn’t give a damn about whether the facts stack up – as long as it creates a controversy.
The tobacco industry duped both academic journals and the media.
Darwin tells us that we are no more than assemblages of complex molecules. We should celebrate this.