Category Archives: Swindle

Séralini did it again!

I was browsing through the internet to find matter for a post I’m currently writing on my French blog when I found that Séralini published another paper in which he claims that pesticides as sold to farmers or gardeners are … Continue reading

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The wall Street Journal did it again: how to manufacture doubt.

In an analogy, Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway compared certain scientists to the retired generals selling the war on Iraq in 2003 (Merchants of Doubt, p. 243, 2010). Like these generals, these scientists have been using their credentials  —whatever they … Continue reading

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The Burzynski Clinic.

There are several problems with alternative medicines. An obvious one is that they are unproven. Most of them rely on some scientifically dubious theories that make them unlikely to work. In fact, when their claims are tested in epidemiological studies, … Continue reading

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