The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists – Vox

Thorough article on scientists’ perceptions of what needs to be fixed with the scientific process.
I recommend reading the top 7 list (included below) and then clicking through to the ‘conclusion’ section (linked).

  1. Academia has a huge money problem
  2. Too many studies are poorly designed
  3. Replicating results is crucial — and rare
  4. Peer review is broken
  5. Too much science is locked behind paywalls
  6. Science is poorly communicated
  7. Life as a young academic is incredibly stressful