Voodoo Science : the road from foolishness to fraud

TitleVoodoo Science : the road from foolishness to fraud
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsParks, RL
PublisherOxford University Press
Place PublishedNew York
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number9780195135152
AbstractThe author, a representative of the American Physical Society in Washington, discusses recent and past issues of questionable scientific research, how a member of the public can spot fraudulent science, media coverage of exciting but highly improbable scientific frames, and the influence politics and patriotism can have on the funding and focus of scientific research.
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