Science is nothing without trust.
We trust each other to perform experiments exactly how we say we did.
We trust each other to report our findings exactly how they turned out.
We *have* to trust each other, or else we just sit in our labs doing the same experiments over and over and over, to see the results with our own eyes.
That is one of the reasons why scientists get so pissed off when experimental protocols are not accurately reported, or worse, when data is not accurately reported (if not outright fabricated).
This article highlights the role trust plays in science from a different angle: