People using science to justify their political positions, forget that scientists are people, with goals, ambitions, etc. They do make honest mistakes, but they also do some stuff that is dishonest.
This is a long thread at Twitter, on a somewhat disturbing subject. Falsifying medical research for you own career advancement.
From farther down in the thread…
Warning: the following is really, really nasty.
The studies were barely studies. No ethical approval, no notes, no eligibility results, no followup, no proper care. Most records didn’t exist, and those that did were horrifying. This was the Tuskagee moment in oncology.
But while he was flying high, Dr. Werner Bezwoda was hero, to the medical profession.