The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists


Taken from the Verge article:


  1. Academia has a huge money problem
  2. Too many studies are poorly designed
  3. Replicating results is crucial — and rare
  4. Peer review is broken
  5. Too much science is locked behind paywalls
  6. Science is poorly communicated
  7. Life as a young academic is incredibly stressful

Conclusion: Science is not doomed

You know, the skeptics have been talking about this very point for a long time now...

There are many more. Those are some more recent ones.