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Tag Archives: pseudoscience
Now this is the kind of journalism I like to see. Earlier today, the Guardian published “The need for critical science journalism” by Dr. Jalees Rehman, a well-aimed jab at the way most media outlets handle science reporting. Labeling the / read more…
Complementary and alternative medicine practices are harmful to society because they take money from cancer patients that they could be using on real cancer treatments that actually work. Doctors spend years in college and medical school and even longer in / read more…
Today I am putting out a call for some comments. I am currently teaching my physics classes about energy. The term energy can also be, and is often misused by those peddling various pseudoscientific nonsense.
As you may have already heard, the big release of the Bigfoot DNA study happened earlier this month. I wrote about this previously, before the publication but after the scientific community already got good and skeptical over the alleged discovery. / read more…
Healthcare is a breeding ground for pseudoscience – and for good reason too. When it comes to our health we really are an easy target. Nobody likes to be sick and nobody wants to lose a loved one. It makes / read more…
It may be a cliché to refer to Robert Koch (1843-1910) as the father of bacteriology but it isn’t wide of the mark. The meticulously documented work of this Nobel Laureate demonstrates the breadth of his knowledge, ceaseless curiosity and / read more…