Scientists aren’t gods. They deserve the same scrutiny as anyone else

I am not obese or dying of cancer. Nor am I a hypochondriac. But not a day passes without my absorbing news of imminent salvation or disaster from some branch of science. And whereas the panjandrums of big science used to maintain an aura of lofty objectivity as they demand our attention and cash, they now seem all over the shop, fighting like rats in a sack.

Read Article by Simon Jenkins (The Guardian)