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A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science

Over at Compound Interest they’ve put together a handy Rough Guide to critically reading science reporting.

Might have to invest in a poster for the wall of my office!

Getting cancer wrong indeed

Flipping through Newsweek’s cover story about “Solving Cancer”, my heart skipped a beat when I saw a math equation. It was not the bogus (x + y = -c) equation that they used in their cover art, that I cheekily used for this post’s art too. 593 more words

Medicine

Anz┼ź is Here

In 1998 and 1999 two skeletons were collected from the badlands of the Great Plains of South Dakota, USA. Discovered by Fred Nuss barely 80m apart, they would go on to be one of the most intriguing and strong denizens of the Hell Creek fauna.

Paleontology