Science

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The danger of following ‘the science’

August 20, 2020 10:46 am

In reality, what you don’t know is always more critical than what you do

innovation

Saying yes slowly is what’s hampering progress today

July 10, 2020 2:37 pm

How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom by Matt Ridley reviewed

science

Bad science exposed

July 10, 2020 1:13 pm

Science Fictions: Exposing Fraud, Bias, Negligence and Hype in Science by Stuart Ritchie reviewed

doubt

Science, doubt and the second wave of COVID

June 6, 2020 10:19 am

What most people do is take a position and then accumulate evidence and reasoning to justify that position

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How Britain can overcome its scientific illiteracy

April 21, 2020 11:04 am

People have a completely false concept about the nature of science

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Dissent over coronavirus research isn’t dangerous — but stifling debate is

April 2, 2020 4:12 pm

The best way to defeat this enemy will be to keep faith with our commitment to intellectual freedom, not to abandon it

mars

NASA’s multi-billion dollar Mars reality TV show green-lit for another season

November 27, 2019 9:50 am

A new lovable robot joins the cast in 2020

change

Business is the only area of human activity where you get paid to change your mind

September 12, 2019 1:10 pm

When everyone else zigs, it pays to zag

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Elon Musk’s brain game

July 17, 2019 9:20 am

The tech magnate is on a mission to save the world from the attack of the Killer Robots

carlo rovelli

Carlo Rovelli: In physics, the difference between past and present is extraordinarily slippery

December 13, 2018 9:10 am

An interview with the author of the bestselling Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

donald trump’s climate change

No, Donald Trump’s climate policies aren’t going to ‘boil the planet’

October 3, 2018 11:19 am

With enemies as unhinged as this, who needs friends?

margaret thatcher roberts scientists

It’s not science I don’t trust – it’s the scientists

August 23, 2018 8:42 am

The world of social science is overwhelmingly left-wing that almost inevitably its studies will show conservatives as blinkered and dim

The selective breeding of pets: how far should we go?

August 9, 2018 7:08 am

Unnatural Selection by Katrina van Grouw reviewed.

Might LSD be good for you?

May 10, 2018 12:47 pm

When Peregrine Worsthorne was on Desert Island Discs in 1992, he chose as his luxury item a lifetime supply of…