The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule limiting which scientific studies the agency can use in crafting public health protections. So let’s keep science out of the equation when determining if something is dangerous for you, ummm.. OK. Source: EPA finalizes scientific transparency rule limiting which studies can be used to … Continue reading EPA finalizes scientific transparency rule limiting which studies can be used to protect public health – The Washington Post
“The dirty secret of almost all government is that we don’t know whether we’re doing the right thing.” Does evidence-based policymaking help government make better decisions, or is it a waste of … Continue reading Evidence-based policymaking: is there room for science in politics?
Boys are better at Physics because they learn about “projection” while going to the toilet, researchers have claimed. What? As one commenter said “Is it April 1 already?” Source: Boys are better … Continue reading Boys are better at physics because they learn about ‘projection’ while going to the toilet, researchers say
Two terrible bills that Obama would have vetoed are back in play, and they stand a very good chance of becoming law under Trump. Why are we allowing ourselves to take steps … Continue reading War on Science Just Got Frighteningly Real
Newly discovered documents show that the sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to shape the debate around heart disease, sugar and fat. So the sugar industry paid scientists to manipulate data … Continue reading How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat
Scientists create artificial skin, made from mouse stem cells, that integrates successfully and even sprouts hairs when transplanted into another mouse. So now it’ll behave, look and function like skin. Wondering how … Continue reading Promising lab-grown skin sprouts hair and grows glands
Love this stuff! Makes you wonder what we think is good for us today that will be shown to be deadly in the future! Source: What Were We Thinking? The Top 10 Most … Continue reading What Were We Thinking? The Top 10 Most Dangerous Ads
Interesting system developed by researchers where they are able to model a person’s face to mimic that of another person. I like the little political dig at the end where they make … Continue reading What Makes Tom Hanks Look Like Tom Hanks