Category: science

First, Do No Harm

The appalling mistreatment of ME/CFS patients continues, based on the myth that it’s all in the mind.

A Shock to the System

A new form of marine mass destruction is outrageously being justified by the EU and its member states in the name of “scientific research”.

Brilliance and Bunkum

The terrible howlers in James Lovelock’s new book show that genius is no defence against being wrong.

Age of Unreason

The governments of Britain, Canada and Australia are trying to stamp out scientific dissent.

Evolving Madness

Why does a crazy set of beliefs in one field seem to migrate into unrelated subjects?

Walled In

Science and humanities students view each other with incomprehension: blame our dumb, narrow schooling.

The Unpersuadables

In fighting for science, we subscribe to a comforting illusion: that people can be swayed by the facts.

Captive Knowledge

The funding for academic research has been taken over by business

The Real Climate Censorship

It’s happening, it’s systematic, and it is precisely the opposite story to the one the papers are telling.

Smoke Rings

The tobacco industry duped both academic journals and the media.