Do you ever try to explain pseudoscience to people? John Cook tells us how to do debunking more effectively.
Tag: scientific method
Redback antivenom: What does the science say? | Day 236
The redback spider sports an extremely painful neurotoxin in its venom, countered only by redback antivenom. But does the treatment actually work?
Pass the bacon | Day 192
Dietary advice has been ironing out contradictions for decades, and here’s the latest one – saturated fat isn’t actually evil. Pass the coconut cream.
Science’s biggest fail ever? | Day 173
A famous cartoonist believes that science is putting on airs of inconsistency. I disagree – it’s not the science at blame here.