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Is professional science losing its integrity?

There was plenty of reporting of the bad science by Ricaurte – the “oops we used the wrong drug” that ended up causing more bad law regarding ecstacy. It’s nice to see that the issue isn’t being dropped.
This excellent New York Times piece brings the issue back to the forefront and seriously questions all of Ricaurte’s work, and points out that some in the scientific community are concerned about this trend.
Ron Bailey, in a Reason Online article takes it a step further and calls for an investigation into the peer review process and the possible co-option of Science into the drug war.

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