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Review of Ben Goldacre’s “Bad Science”

“Bad Science” is one of the most important and impactful books I’ve read: In the weeks since I’ve finished it, it has changed my perception and reception of science media stories, advertising claims, and everyday conversations. I first took an … Continue reading

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Getting to the roots of Bad Science: Reflections on the autism/vaccine debate

With a recent measles outbreak in my home city – and the accompanying call by the authorities to get children up-to-date with their MMR – the autism/vaccine debate has again roared to life. For a while, I get passionate and … Continue reading

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