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Adventures in Ethics and Science

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The Colorado Springs Gazette discovered that a summer intern in their newsroom published articles with plagiarized passages. The editor of the paper, Jeff Thomas, deemed this plagiarism a breach of the paper’s trust with the public: [R]eporter Hailey Mac Arthur, a college student doing a summer internship in our newsroom, has been dismissed from The…

First, from the Seed Overlords: You may have noticed some pretty yellow banner ads around the site this week. They’re advertising a huge reader survey that we’re conducting right now. Anyone (excepting Seed employees) who fills it out can enter to win an iPod and MacBook Air. The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete.…

In honor of the arrival of all the new neighbors here at ScienceBlogs Towers, here’s a little getting-acquainted meme. 3 reasons you blog about science: To make the scientific method less scary to non-scientists. To examine the ways in which behaving ethically really makes for better scientific knowledge. Because I find science endlessly fascinating. Point…

Why “Dr. Free-Ride”?

Longtime readers of the previous incarnation of this blog knew me as “Dr. Free-Ride”. Most of them, however, never asked where that pseudonym came from. As it happens, the source of the pseudonym was a class discussion (in my “Ethics in Science” course) that, by its very liveliness, inspired me to start the blog in…

A quick tour through the vault.

Because some of you may be new to “Adventures in Ethics and Science” (having found it by way of the high-powered company I’m keeping here at ScienceBlogs), and because a lot of the cool kids here are doin’ it, I thought I’d give you a quick run-down of some of my archived posts. A few…