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Burzynski: Damned if he does and if he doesn't?

Supporters of Burzynski like to take skeptics for task for all manner of imagined slights. I’d like to take the opportunity to address some of these and explain why I have written and keep writing about the Burzynski clinic and Antineoplastons. Continue reading

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Skeptic – what's in a name?

The history of “Skepticism” in the UK has been relatively brief but it has recently become quite eventful. With an explosion in local Skeptic groups, societies and a renewed vigour in campaigning on issues of medical regulation, legislative reform and the promotion of critical thinking and evidence based practices. Though now some are questioning whether we should keep the word Skeptic or ditch it. Continue reading

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Skeptic News: Mockton attacks Skeptic Magazine

Readers of Skeptic magazine should exercise skepticism themselves regarding the magazine’s biased and flawed reporting on global warming, according to Christopher Monckton Continue reading

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A former climate skeptic speaks

Scientists are supposed to change their minds when the balance of evidence changes. In my experience, this doesn’t always happen, but one very respected scientist who has changed his mind, not once but twice, and very publicly, is Prof Richard Muller of the Berkeley Earth Land Temperature Project, UC Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Continue reading

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A Heavy Burden Pt. 2: How Not To Lose Weight

While there are plenty of losers in the growing obesity epidemic facing Americans today, the estimated 40 billion a year weight loss industry sure isn’t one of them. Ed Cara investigates. Continue reading

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Freaky Friday: Twas the night before, the night before Christmas

A festive message from Ash Pryce Continue reading

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Time to Institutionalise PZ Myers?

Jennifer Keane addresses PZ Myers’ eagerness to brand serial spammer Dennis Markuze- a.k.a. ‘Mabus’- as mentally ill, and the perpetuation of negative mental health stereotypes involved. Continue reading

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