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The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists

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Author: Julia Belluz, Brad Plumer, and Brian Resnick | Category: Of Interest | September 20, 2016

A new article in Vox Magazine called, "The 7 biggest problems facing science" explores the question of "If you could change one thing about how science works today, what would it be and why?" They sent the survey to 270 scientists and came up with these answers. 

Explore the biggest challenges facing science, and how we can fix them:

Academia has a huge money problem

Too many studies are poorly designed


Replicating results is crucial — and rare

Peer review is broken

Too much science is locked behind paywalls


Science is poorly communicated

Life as a young academic is incredibly stressful



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