Rational Scientists?

Scientists like to say that they are willing to change their views and opinions whenever new information comes in that conflicts with those views or the norm or standard practice. They like to say things like that because hypotheses, theories, and even paradigms must are supposed to develop from facts, data, and measurable events. When the facts change, scientists are willing to do the rational thing and change their views accordingly, even if they are heavily invested in the matter, right?

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

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In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.