Bad Science

Author: Ben Goldacre
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429967099
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But he's not here just to tell you what's wrong. Goldacre is here to teach you how to evaluate placebo effects, double-blind studies, and sample sizes, so that you can recognize bad science when you see it.

Bad Science

Author: Gary Taubes
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN:
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A science journalist brings to life one of the greatest scientific frauds of our times with the story of the two obscure researchers who claimed to have discovered a clean, no-fuss method for harnessing the energy of a hydrogen bomb. 20,000 ...

Climate Confusion

Author: Roy W. Spencer
Publisher: Encounter Books
ISBN: 1594032661
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In Climate Confusion, distinguished climatologist Dr. Roy Spencer observes that our obsession with global warming has only clouded the issue.

The Bad Science And Bad Policy Of Obama S Global Warming Agenda

Author: Roy W. Spencer
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458730433
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While alternative energy technologies will increasingly be relied upon in the face of dwindling fossil fuel supplies, leading climate researcher Dr. Roy W. Spencer argues that the free market is the best mechanism for solving the problem.

Good Science Bad Science Pseudoscience And Just Plain Bunk

Author: Peter Daempfle
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 144221726X
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11 Getting People to Love Science Choose a job you love, and you will never
have to work a day in your life. iConfucius The wise words of Confucius remind
us that science needs to be enjoyable to people in order for them to choose it as
a profession. Recruiting and retaining smart, effective contributors is what will
drive science for the next generations. Science has to be “sold” as cool for people
to want to do it. This chapter is dedicated to evaluating the structure of our culture
to ...

Your Child Does Not Have Bipolar Disorder How Bad Science And Good Public Relations Created The Diagnosis

Author: Stuart L Kaplan M.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313381356
Size: 61.28 MB
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Bad. Science. Most researchers who study pediatric bipolar disorder are
passionate about their work. They believe in the existence of the disorder and in
the great importance of describing, understanding, treating, and preventing it.
Equipped with well-designed questionnaires, carefully selected patients, expert
statistical analysis, and ample funding, exceptionally competent, scrupulously
honest researchers have invested years in the study of a disorder that almost
certainly does not ...

Good Stories Bad Science A Guide For Journalists To The Health Claims Of Consumer Activist Groups

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Publisher: Am Cncl on Science, Health
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THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON SCIENCE AND HEALTH GRATEFULLY
ACKNOWLEDGES THE COMMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE
FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS. Christine M. Bruhn, Ph.D. University of California,
Davis Thomas R. DeGregori, Ph.D. University of Houston Jack C. Fisher, M.D.,
F.A.C.S. University of California, San Diego Michael Kamrin, Ph.D. Michigan
State University Manfred Kroger, Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University John H
. Moore, Ph.D., M.B.A. ...

Bad Science

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Alistair B. Fraser highlights examples of bad science that are taught in schools and universities. Fraser defines bad science as science concepts that are not taught correctly.