I’m a fan of Jerry Coyne because of his ability to remain objective about truths that are difficult to negotiate. I also enjoy reading his work for the pleasure of reading well structured sentences and overall excellent linguistic projections.
In this article he touches on how the affiliation of a researcher to an organisation affects the outcome and interpretation of their research.
This is an issue that impacts public perception and therefore is directly related to misinformation.
Five Books is generally a good site, and I’ve done at least two interviews with them. The site’s object is a good one: to get an expert in some field to recommend five books in their area of expertise, books from which the general public could profit. I did interviews about evolution and the incompatibility […]A Templeton-funded researcher recommends five books on science and religion. Guess what take they have?