Is science broken?

Whatever your answer, you should check the Science Is Broken website  (not anymore a website, so grab the twitter feed from here) where people that spend their time in labs, in front of blackboards or out there in some desert, voice their “concerns” regarding the current state of how science is done. The posts come from twitter under certain hashtags, like #MyLabIsSoPour and #OverlyHonestMethods but you can also post directly on that site.

A couple of facts from that page :

I only cited you so that you wouldn’t reject my paper on review.

On a career panel that I attended was someone who had been a postdoc for 17 years.

We clean our lab once a year — when the summer high-school students arrive!


Check the MyLabIsSoPoor hashtag on twitter for more hilarious truths.