In 2017, a million people took to the streets to protest a war that some would call imaginary – the war on science. Back in the days of the polio vaccine, scientists were heroes working for the public good. So where does the current distrust of science come from, and is there anything that can be done within science to improve research, support young researchers and alleviate the public’s suspicion? The Scientific American report How to Fix Science turns to renowned chemists, biologists, data scientists and science writers to provide actionable answers to pressing scientific issues.
About the Authors
John P. A. Ioannidis, Shannon Palus, Clara Moskowitz, Graham A. J. Worthy and Cherie L. Yestrebsky are contributors to Scientific American.