Controversies Over Coronavirus Research Show Science Isn’t Broken

Updated August 9, 2020

Several news outlets republished an article by Mark O’Brian, PhD, professor and chair of biochemistry, which originally appeared in The Conversation. O’Brian writes “despite short-term setbacks, the scrutiny and subsequent correction of [research] papers actually show that science is working. Reporting of the pandemic is allowing people to see, many for the first time, the messy business of scientific progress.”