ranking [MOLTR] captures, in a single number, a current snapshot
of the topic's journey from Fiction to Fact. The number, if
high, implies the scientific evidence is strong and the concept
is unlikely to change. A low number indicates poor support,
verging on fiction. And, as the RANKINGS
section elaborates, in-between numbers indicate whether the
conclusions are merely transitory, provocative enough to deserve
further scrutiny, or almost confirmed.