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Saturday, October 3, 2015

Science Awards Focusing On The Wrong People?

"By honoring breakthroughs, award committees reinforce the misconception that science is all about discoveries, when the cornerstone of science is replication and corroboration of results, which ensure that a finding is real and not a false lead."

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/03/opinion/the-folly-of-big-science-awards.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fscience&_r=0

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