Category Archives: Scientific method

Do you smell junk science genomic “research” on autism? I do

Physical chemistry mapping of the DNA of the human genome and knowing what it does are two different things. Here come some genome researchers who say they are on to something about autism. And I am not convinced they are even doing good research. Multiple inquiry and statistical significance as a measure of reliability come immediately to mind.

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How To Fix Science

Around a year ago, I wrote a piece entitled “Whatever Happened To Science?”  As Baby Boomers will recall, during our early youth, our little heads were crammed full of the promise of Science: Abundant cheap electrical power; the discovery of the structure of DNA would (somehow) lead to curing every disease, and the polio vaccine seemed to demonstrate this; our soaring postwar economy could easily fund ever more dramatic breakthroughs.

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What really happens at CERN with the ATLAS project

I am not a physicist, hell I can hardly spell it, but I do know fallacious thinking and biases.

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One more reason for the pause

I get it, another excuse. The beat goes on. People get money to do these things to push the agenda.

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More news on the great John Ioannides and his campaign for scientific integrity

How can I express my support and gratitude for Ioannides’ work? He is a champion to us at junkscience.com.

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Aaron Stover summarizers Will Happer–lecturing at George Marshall–a giant of a man

Aaron did damn good job of taking notes–my goodness. When I was in medical school certain individuals were designated to produce the notes becuase they were good–Aaron would get that job.

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John Ioannides

This author is a most important junk science detective.

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