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'Let's breed some more scientific amoebas.' (talk) 15:50, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

I feel I'm on thin ice right now and don't feel up to editing main space, nor do I know of any interesting examples of this subject, but I would like to recommend that the article woozle effectWikipedia be incorporated into this one as article. The Wikipedia page is sufficient and mentions the associated logical fallacies so their is little to improve on, I'm not sure what the snarkiest example would be from science which wouldn't just be making fun of a well known urban legend or conspiracy theory. What would the most snarky examples of the woozle effect be, and are there any examples of firming up of language in science? X-Factor (talk) 22:51, 9 June 2017 (UTC)

Reproducibility and science denialism[edit]

I am seeing a lot of use of the reproducibility crisis as a way to dismiss any scientific findings. It would be interesting if someone added a note about this. — Unsigned, by: / talk / contribs

OK, give us one or more citations or links that you're referring to. Bongolian (talk) 01:07, 10 May 2021 (UTC)
My understanding is that "reproduciblility crisis" exists in the soft sciences rather than the hard ones. That is to say it's a problem in sociology and psychology rather than in physics and biology. But it's a concern.Bob"Life is short and (insert adjective)" 13:58, 10 May 2021 (UTC)
That's true and it's already discussed on the page. Bongolian (talk) 18:04, 10 May 2021 (UTC)