Scientists fight back against false narratives

This week is all about dispelling myths and misperceptions. In addition to John Oliver’s popular new video on science reporting, in Europe, a handful of scientists are willing to stand up and defend their field. In their press release they

John Oliver gets it right: Reporting on Science

“Is science bullshit? To which the answer is clearly ‘NO’. But there is a lot of bullshit currently masquerading as science.” —John Oliver here. Science news reporting is getting attention when John Oliver is, rightfully, criticizing it. To be clear,


BPA and fast food: no relation between the two

The headlines should have read that there is no association between total fast food consumption and exposure BPA for the articles about the study by Ami Zota, assistant professor of environmental and occupational health at the George Washington University Milken