From Scientific American: Fraud, deception and lies in research reveal how science is (mostly) self-correcting. In his 1974 commencement speech at the California Institute of Technology, Nobel laureate physicist Richard P. Feynman articulated the foundation of scientific integrity: “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself — and you are the easiest person to fool…. After you’ve not fooled yourself, it’s easy not to fool other scientists. You just have to be honest in a conventional way after that.” · Go to When scientists sin by Michael Shermer →