What’s wrong with this sentence: “This is how evolution stops bad mutations building up to dangerously high levels in a species”? I count at least four things wrong… This musing was prompted by the following snippet: When we reproduce, our children inherit a shuffled bag of mutations, and those with a collection of particularly bad ones are […]
This is about bad journalism. Yes, I know, pot – meet kettle. Specifically, it’s about bad science journalism, and the harm it does – to scientists, to Science, and to the community.