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How to Deal with Stupid: Part 1/10 – Defining Stupid

This article was originally published on 20 November 2015 and is republished as part of the RM site update. I will finish the series by the end of the summer and hopefully have the book: Science in the Age of Stupid published early in 2017.

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(Not So) Hot Off The Press!

By Bill M. Murray, CAE, NCA, CEO
@Bill_CoffeeAssn

The latest coffee and health news continues to be overwhelmingly positive for coffee drinkers.

On June 15, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) concluded that it can no longer classify coffee as a “possible carcinogen.” In fact, coffee may have protective powers against liver and endometrial cancer (s… 368 more words

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IARC’s Disgrace: How Low Can Activist Science Go?

Last week’s condemnation of Greenpeace by 110 Nobel Laureates for being anti-science on GMOs did not come as any surprise to most people. The King of Mean Green uses bully tactics rather than science to force their lobbying position, using poor, often retracted studies as a basis to run ethically-challenged PR campaigns that fill consumers and brand managers with an equal balance of fear and loathing. 2,011 more words

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Very hot coffee may cause cancer : IARC

వేడి వేడి కాఫీతో క్యాన్సర్ ముప్పు..

కప్పు కాఫీ తాగితే వచ్చే ఉత్సాహమే వేరు. అలాగని మరీ పొగలు కక్కే కాఫీని సేవిస్తున్నారా? అయితే ఓ సారి ఆలోచించుకోవాల్సిందే. ఎందుకంటే…continue

Vasundhara Kutumbam

Alles kalter Kaffee?

Aktualisiert am 16.06.2016, 13:40

Heute veröffentlichte die Internationale Agentur für Krebsforschung (IARC) der Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) ihre Neubewertung für Kaffee. Hatte die Agentur Kaffee vor 25 Jahren noch als “möglicherweise krebserregend” (Gruppe 2B) klassifiziert, so wurde das Getränk heute runtergestuft zu “nicht klassifizierbar” (Gruppe 3). 515 more words

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WHO Agency Downgrades Coffee's Cancer Link

The news that coffee is being downgraded from “possible carcinogen” to “unclassifiable” sounds surprising, since we’re used to seeing trends go the other way, from safe to potentially cancer-causing. 461 more words

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Arsen und Spitzenhäubchen

Bald soll man Urin-Tests auf Glyphosat in Apotheken kaufen können, meldete kürzlich der WDR. Lohnt sich die Investition von rund 50 Euro? Schließlich ist das Herbizid nach Auffassung der… 864 more words

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