- Anti-fluoridationists go to Supreme Court – who is paying for this?
- Debunking a “classic” fluoride-IQ paper by leading anti-fluoride propagandists
- Islamophobia or mental illness?
- Tha Amnesty report – and a response from Syria
- Non-fluoridated Christchurch does not have better teeth than fluoridated Auckland
- January ’17 – NZ blogs sitemeter ranking
- Debunking anti-fluoridationist’s remaining 12 reasons for opposing fluoridation
- Madonna teaches us a lesson in critical thinking
- New research confirms adults benefit from community water fluoridation as well as children
- Premature births a factor in cognitive deficits observed in areas of endemic fluorosis?
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Tactics used in anti-science and pseudoscience propaganda are essentially the same as used in political propaganda. Continue reading
Abby Martin’s Statement on Downed Malaysian Plane & State Sponsored Militias I have been absolutely disgusted with the contradictory information coming out about the crash of the Malaysian airline in Eastern Ukraine. And with the way politicians have used it to … Continue reading
I find it heartening scientific cooperation continues (so far) despite all the political posturing going on down here over the Ukraine political crisis. Here we see the arrival of Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev and NASA astronaut Steven Swanson … Continue reading
The recent decision of the Hamilton City Council to stop fluoridating its water supply caused a bit of discussion among New Zealand scientists. Discussion of the ethical and practical questions related to scientist involvement in political activism. The Hamilton City … Continue reading
They are quick to accuse scientists of alarmism but I have always maintained that those who are most actively denying climate change are the real alarmists. It’s just that their motivations are political – and their political beliefs alarmist (see … Continue reading
I ended up immersed in the internet activity around the CERN physics seminar on the Higg’s boson last night. It was an unprecedented phenomenon. However, amidst all the fascination, celebration and humour at the (possible) confirmation of the Higg’s particle … Continue reading
The Onion is a satirical news source. It’s humour. Their “reports” can be very realistic, they have a kernel of truth, so I won’t be the only one who is sometimes taken in by one of their news reports. This … Continue reading
I have often thought that political conservatives who promote climate change denial are cutting off their nose to spite their face. Sure, I can understand why conservatives may be opposed to collective action required to deal with the problem of … Continue reading
It’s easy to be critical of ‘politically correct’ language. On the other hand avoidance of derogatory terms can help overcome derogatory attitudes. That’s why I wish there was a bit more political correctness in some of the reporting of the … Continue reading
Anti-fluoride groups and “natural”/alternative health groups and websites are currently promoting a new paper by several leading anti-fluoride propagandists. For two reasons: It’s about fluoride and IQ. The anti-fluoride movement recently decided to give priority to this issue in an attempt to get … Continue reading