Yes, yes, I know, I’m a couple of days late; but I have a good excuse. Yesterday was my final deadline for this semester and I had 5,000 words to write so these words had to wait a little. On the upside I am now free of uni work till about October so I’ll hopefully… Read More The Demise of Three-Parent Babies
Just a quick one this week as I have to generate 2000 words by the end of the day for my masters degree and time is of the essence. As a quick aside before we begin; if you ever read a headline that is a question the answer is always ‘no’. A paper has just… Read More Is Fat The New Fit?
It’s my birthday today and so I’m taking a week off. I was going to do a post on a disappointing Cochrane review of acupuncture but whilst I was researching I found that Dr Steven Novella, a personal hero of mine and someone anyone that is interested in sceptical thinking and science based medicine should… Read More Birthday Lethargy
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love a scientific controversy. A good, well reasoned, no holds barred assessment and presentation of the evidence where the ultimate goal is truth, a truth that frequently turns out to be far more nuanced then first thought. One thing I really don’t like is the… Read More An Interesting Story Badly Told