Scary: Ben Goldacre's TED Talk on "drug companies and hidden data." Academics and journal editors also get a big share of the blame for undermining 'evidence-based medicine.'
Remember the study on gender bias in science? One of the authors -- Corinne A. Moss-Racusin at Yale University -- has published a summary: Are Science Faculty Biased against Female Students?. And here are some blog commentaries:
Ilana Yurkiewicz: Study shows gender bias in science is real. Here’s why it matters.
Janet Stemwedel: Gender bias: ethical implications of an empirical finding.
Philip Greenland and Phil B. Fontanarosa have an editorial in Science: Ending Honorary Authorship.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Posted by Abi. Posted at 8:11 PM