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The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists

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Taken from the Verge article: http://www.vox.com/2016/7/14/12016710/science-challeges-research-funding-peer-review-process#8

Summary:

  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...

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2014/07/12/corruption-of-academic-journals-for-profit-and-climate-change-propaganda/

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/07/24/credibility-loss-in-climate-science-is-part-of-a-wider-malaise-in-science/

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/04/22/climate-science-might-become-the-most-important-casualty-of-the-replication-crisis/

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