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Thu, Mar 31

Studying the science of science

In theory, the scientific method works like this: Researchers ask a question, construct a hypothesis, collect data, evaluate their results, and—ta da!—the world gains valuable scientific insights. In practice, of course, it doesn’t always work that way, and some scientists are taking it upon themselves to go beyond their core research areas to study where the system can go wrong.

Full coverage from Science after the jump.