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Climate Change

Baloney Detection Kits Bolster Your Bullshit Radar on Deceptive Vaping Research

The last book that cosmic sage and sci-fi author Carl Sagan wrote was “The Demon Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark.” This non-fiction book meditatively reflects on the author’s thoughts about science and spirituality. 2,271 more words

Vaping And E-Cigarette News

Nye is no science guy, he is a science duufus

But the man has a microphone and a camera, and in the world today–that’s better than competence, that’s notoriety and fame. 85 more words

Climate Change

Another example of irresponsible polling

Here’s the essay. CNN cheats on polling? Really?

I did my first poll in my life last week. I saw Marist on the ID and called them back. 161 more words

Scientific Method

An essay advocating protecting scientists from harassment

This writer says scientists are unfairly attacked–but I would suggest that scientists who become advocates and are guilty of fraud should be exposed. 224 more words

Climate Change

Dietary Fat Is No Longer The Bad Guy, Or Why Does Anyone Listen to The Experts?

How’s this for the headline of a recent front page article in the Washington Post: “A thinning case that fat causes heart ills”? And, this is followed-up the very next day with “Congress questions the science behind dietary guidelines.” It seems to me that the government is finally beginning to walk back the disastrous low-fat dietary recommendations, that originated officially with the McGovern Committee (1977), but also bear the handiwork of physiologist/nutritionist Ancel Keys and rabid anti-fat nutritionist D. 661 more words

Researcher Misconduct