CSTPR has closed May 31, 2020: Therefore, this webpage will no longer be updated. Individual projects are or may still be ongoing however. Please contact CIRES should you have any questions.

Science and Technology Policy
ENVS 5100

Week 5

September 21 –Science and the Media


Rekdal, O. B., 2014. Academic urban legends. Social studies of science, 44(4), 638-654.

Ioannidis, J. P., 2005. Why most published research findings are false. Chance18(4), 40-47.

Freedman, D.H., 2010. Lies, Damned Lies and Medical Science, The Atlantic, November.


Bohannon, J., 2015. I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

Singal, J., 2015. The Case of the Amazing Gay-Marriage Data: How a Graduate Student Reluctantly Uncovered a Huge Scientific Fraud.


Kloor, K., 2014. The GMO-Suicide Myth.

Kloor, K., 2015. The Battle for the Soul of Conservation Science.