How about that?
The Law of Unintended Consequences is not something to trifle with.
You know the drill by now: Give the points and bet on Big Al.
Three minute video. There have been many far worse uses of taxpayer dollars than the ones used to build and maintain Hubble.
"It sounds crazy: a band of animal lovers and firemen in the mountains of Arizona, led by a Buddhist girl scout, making a pink milkshake for rats that may eventually improve the lives of millions of people."
Ignore the gratuitous slam of pharmaceutical companies near the end and enjoy both a mom's fierce struggle to help her daughter combined with an interesting meditation on what should qualify as scientific truth.
(I note that while the author makes a fine case for loosening the standard in the case at hand, there is a good reason why scientists have that standard: loosening it would force consideration of a whole lot more nonsense. We need to compare the benefits and costs of changing the standard and there are formidable obstacles to that. Life is difficult sometimes.)
Sounds like a very, very long shot. But it's interesting that it's even remotely possible, and . . . who knows?
The results of another important psychology paper can't be reproduced.