Don't let your beautiful relationship with science run up on the rocks just because of the occasional contradiction or misunderstanding. Take a minute to try and see things from another perspective. Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Science: A Relationship You May Not Understand February 25, 2013 Is science an unreliable partner? Commentator Tania Lombrozo admits that apparent contradictions between scientific studies, particularly those related to human health, can be unsettling. But she says that's no reason to give up on one of your most important partners in life.