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Temperature homogenisation

Amazing as it may seem, the whole tampering with temperature data conspiracy has managed to rear it’s ugly head once again. James Delingpole has a rather silly… 957 more words

Global Warming

….and speaking of the Turing Test, new essential rules

Went to see a lecture by Prof Kevin Warwick at the Lit and Phil few weeks ago (he’s the guy who talks about cyborgs and AI who makes headlines by getting chips inserted). 448 more words

AI

On the 99% microbes...

I knew that there were “unculturable bacteria”, but I did not know that “…only about 1% of microbes in a soil sample are able to grow in the lab.” 12 more words

Media

Mike Adams of Natural News: As Fine a Lawyer as He Is a Scientist

Mike Adams, who calls himself the “Health Ranger,” has an ugly reputation for incompetence when it comes to scientific questions. That shouldn’t be a surprise. He’s a relentless self-promoter and a talented salesman who has discovered that wearing a lab coat and using four-dollar words moves product. 1,459 more words

Science

Measles

Here’s what appears to be generating the most traffic on Facebook today, for me at least:  the Amazon page for the self-published book Melanie’s Marvelous Measles… 376 more words

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Review: Being Mortal

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande

I believe strongly that doctors are women and men who work in a health-care facility of some kind, including… 478 more words

Books

#IfScientistsWereProAthletes - Our favorites! Science and Society humor #IfScientistsWere #Science

Check out some of our favorite tweets for #IfScientistsWereProAthletes – If you missed the post, check it out here and join in!!! Tweet your ideas and jokes with #IfScientistsWereProAthletes – … 188 more words

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