- Not Exactly Rocket Science
I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (23 May 2015)
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7% of all retracted papers between 1980 and 2011 were by one guy. Here’s how science’s biggest faker was caught. By Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus
How to Unlearn a Disease. Fascinating piece by Kelly Clancy
A really interesting story about how rhinos conquered the world (and then lost it). Fun facts everywhere. By Chris Baraniuk.
“The mythical stories we tell about our heroes are always more romantic and often more palatable than the truth. But in science, at least, they are destructive.” By Leonard Mlodinow on the oversimplification of discovery.
An astonishing case of snake mimicry