|This is big, and it is worrying. I "believe" in science or, more to the point, the scientific method.|
Even something like this is probably part of the self-correcting nature of science. It's just that self-correction as we've traditionally understood it doesn't seem to have worked very well.
As the article makes clear, this is not about scientific fraud. It's about the fact that scientists are human beings and are prone like anyone else to see what they want to see.
Dr Ray from Greenie Watch (has links to article etc) comments: