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One More Success for Real Science

(Sorry Deb, I’m picking on Texas again!)  Back a couple of months ago, the Texas State Board of Education met to determine the contents of the next generation of science textbooks.  The importance of this being that whatever they decide … Continue reading

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Sweden Should Have a Lot of Autistic Sluts By Now.

No serious side effects from HPV vaccine Researchers have examined Swedish and Danish health registers that include roughly 300,000 girls vaccinated with HPV and compared them with almost 700,000 unvaccinated girls born from 1988 to 2000 in Sweden and Denmark. … Continue reading

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More Habitable Than Earth?

Today’s post comes to you direct from the world of space where, thanks to the Kepler space observatory, we have discovered 156 officially confirmed extrasolar planets, with another 3,400 awaiting confirmation.  Considering the infinitesimally small region of space within our … Continue reading

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The Netherlands Has a Bible Belt??

I got this link from Reddit, showing the correlation between those municipalities that voted for the SGP (a far right-wing fundamentalist Christian party) on the right and the number of measles outbreaks on the left.  It appears that those areas … Continue reading

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Outflanked by Idiocy

During the last week, two religious groups filed separate lawsuits in an attempt to prevent the Kansas Board of Education’s new science standards – which include the teaching of evolution – from taking effect. First up is the Pacific Justice … Continue reading

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Credit Where Credit is Undeserved.

Prayer does not cure HIV: Doctor SOME churches in Namibia appear to be taking advantage of HIV positive people, whose viral loads would have drastically gone down to levels where they cannot be detected, by telling them that their disease … Continue reading

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Something Depressing, Something Amusing

Let’s start things off with some news of a genuine coming apocalypse, brought about by our near-indiscriminate use of antibiotics in both humans and livestock that have allowed for the rapid evolution of bacteria immune to everything in our arsenal. … Continue reading

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