“When news broke this year that Diederik Stapel, a prominent Dutch social psychologist, was faking his results on dozens of experiments, the fallout was swift, brutal and global.” Continue reading How one man got away with mass fraud by saying ‘trust me, it’s science’
“Slippery when slathered in A-1”? Continue reading PETA seeks roadside memorials for meat that didn’t make it
“It’d be easy to analogize the small group of analysts who continue to believe the world is imminently running out of oil and natural gas to the stranded Imperial Japanese soldiers who, upon being discovered in the jungles of Guam and Indonesia in the 1970s, refused to accept that the second World War had decades earlier come to a close.” Continue reading Peak shale gas?
Thanks to Florida journalist Charles Sobczak for the opportunity to debunk another DDT myth. Continue reading Brown pelicans not harmed by DDT either
“Were it a proven fact that coal-fired power plants had to be shut down to safeguard the public’s health and protect the planet, it would be one thing. But it isn’t.” Continue reading Myer: War on Coal Is Cynical Politics
We applaud the Center for Biological Diversity for counseling enviros to breed themselves out of existence. Continue reading Endangered Enviros: CBD’s ‘Hump Smarter Hotline’
The editors of Sioux Falls’ Argus-Leader show how much they don’t know about dioxin. Continue reading Agent Orange for Breakfast?
By popular choice. Drum roll please… Continue reading Top Ten JunkScience.com Stories of 2011
“At the National Arboretum, the white petals of snowdrops — normally an early spring flower — have unfurled,” reports the Washington Post. Continue reading WashPost: Mild winter is not global warming?
We’d been pushing on this since the Los Angeles Times first reported (Dec. 9) on the upcoming book. Continue reading Gingrich kills climate chapter in new book
Should the relative biological effectiveness (RBE) of low-level radiation be set at greater than 1? Continue reading Is low-level radiation more potent than high-level radiation?