Scientists are tasked with helping us understand our world. When the science is right, they help move humanity forward. But what about when science is wrong?
Over the years, flawed scientific studies have been called out across the entire breadth of research. Dubious claims in the name of science have led to scores of papers being retracted, while others turn out to be unreplicable. But what lies at the heart of this worrying trend? And what can scientists do to solve the problem?