Tagged: skepticism


Notre Dame Professor thinks that Infant Formula contains Rocket Fuel

Note: This is Part 2 of what is becoming a three part saga. Here are links to Part 1 and Part 3. No, the title is not hyperbole. Dr Darcia Narvaez Ph.D. and professor of Psychology at...


Cognitive Dissonance, or: Why I write about GMOs

I’m not a biologist. Or a geneticist. Or even a chemist. Heck, I don’t have any formal training in agriculture, biology or farming. So why am I so pro GMO?


Criticism is not censorship

If you follow Vaccine news you’ve probably heard about the new Anti-Vaccine PhD thesis by Judy Wilyman that was recently accepted by the University of Willongong in Australia. It’s entitled A critical analysis of the Australian...


No, your baby won’t be a drug addict if you use your cell phone too much.

UCI needs to fire someone in their News department. A recent announcement by the University of California at Irvine (sister college to my Alma Mater) ran with the headline “Put the cellphone away! Fragmented...


Michael Shermer: Don’t denigrate open source academic journalism.

Rebecca Watson (who is indisputably awesome) beat me to it. Sort of. In a video she posted a few hours ago (although probably a few days ago by the time I publish this) she...

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