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Misrepresenting fluoride science – an open letter to Paul Connett

A new year and a new speaking tour of New Zealand by US anti-fluoride campaigner Paul Connett. Looking over the presentation he is giving at his New Zealand meetings I find he has absolutely nothing new to say. It’s all been … Continue reading

Nadine gives a necessary message to her fellow Muslims

TV host Nadine Al-Budair made this statement on the Saudi Rotana Khalijiyah TV on April 3. I hope she survives to say more. We need more, much more, voices like this among Muslims. Here are some extracts from a recent article … Continue reading

Anti-fluoridationists now scaremonger about silica in your drinking water

Well – that’s what we can infer from a new campaign of the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). But what is the link with fluoride – the whole reason for FAN’s existence? Well, they base this campaign on the well-known hydrolysis … Continue reading

Iron and fluoride in human milk

The other day I came across the article Why Is Breast Milk So Low in Iron? It’s a fairly brief but sensible article discussing the problem of  the risk of iron deficiency in breastfed babies written by a research scientist with a PhD in … Continue reading

The information war – The NZ Listener takes up arms

First – have a look at this satirical programme from Germany. It has English captions but is worth watching a few times for the subtleties. I have commented before about the information war going on around the Ukrainian conflict. It … Continue reading

Wishart misrepresents fluoride science to advance his extreme ideology

Seems if there is an anti-scientific bandwagon to climb on New Zealand’s own self-described “investigative journalist” just can’t help himself. Having self-published books on climate change (he denies the science) and evolution (he supports creationism) it shouldn’t be long before he … Continue reading

International cooperation in space serving humanity

Photo credit: SENTINEL-1 LIFTS OFF This morning I watched the launch of the Sentinel 1A satellite. The launch was perfect and the coverage on Spaceflight Now excellent with plenty of explanation along the way. The satellite was launched aboard a Russian … Continue reading

Fluoride debate: Final article – Ken Perrott

This is the last, final, article in the Fluoride debate. There will be nothing more. It is  Ken Perrott’s response to Paul Connett’s last article Fluoride debate: Paul Connett’s Closing statement. For Paul Connett’s original article see – Fluoride debate Part … Continue reading

Fluoride debate: Ken Perrott’s closing response to Paul Connett?

This is Ken Perrott’s response to Paul Connett’s last article Fluoride debate: Arguments Against Fluoridation Thread. Part 8. Paul. For Paul Connett’s original article see – Fluoride debate Part 1: Connett. This exchange is now winding down – despite the fact … Continue reading

Back to the moon!

Well, this is pretty historic! China has successfully soft landed its probe on the moon and the rover is now on the surface. The Planetary society’s Emily Lakdawalla has posted TV video of the unloading of the Rover – see Six wheels on … Continue reading