RealClear Radio Hour – Bad Science Special Podcast

13 Jul

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Increasing Retractions Mark Misconduct

JUL 12, 2014

Ivan Oransky, co-founder of the academic watchdog Retraction Watch, professor of medical journalism at New York University, and global editorial director of the medical news site MedPage Today, discusses the trend of increasing fraud, falsification, and plagiarism in the scientific community and the disincentives to retracting bad science reporting.


LISTEN (full-length interview)
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Conflict of Interest Mania

JUL 12, 2014

Tom Stossel, MD, Director of Translational Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and American Cancer Society Professor of Medicine, talks about the artificial, government-driven divide between academics and the medical and drug industries, enforced by the threat of prosecutorial extortion and debarment.


LISTEN (full-length interview)
DOWNLOAD from iTunes (as aired)
WATCH (on YouTube)


One Response to “RealClear Radio Hour – Bad Science Special Podcast”


  1. Bad Science Muckrakers Question the Big Science Status Quo | Social Dashboard - July 13, 2014

    […] Thanks to the work they are doing, Dr. Ivan Oransky and Dr. Thomas Stossel may help us heed Ike’s warning. They are my guests this week on RealClear Radio Hour. You can hear them describe the problem in their own words here. […]

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