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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

Milloy puts up the report on EPA spending and their long list of dependents

Tom Coburn has been exposing federal gov spending excesses for years.

This report on the EPA provides stunning information on the gravy train was tweeted by Milloy today, but deserves addition mention and a wider audience. 80 more words

Environmentalism

A thorough treatment of how science goes bad

Nature did a very comprehensive essay, here, on the problems of unreliable science, fallacious thinking, biases, data torturing and other important matters. 237 more words

Scientific Method