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vaccines don’t “bypass the immune system”

Vaccines don’t “bypass the immune system”

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Presents a series of grounded science based articles covering Evolution, Global Warming, Genetic Modified Organisms (GM's), Logic, Nature of Science, Vaccines/Alt.Medicines. I frequently encounter anti-vaccers who argue that vaccines are bad because they are “unnatural”...
white supremacists believe in genetic ‘purity’. science shows no such thing exists

White supremacists believe in genetic ‘purity’. Science shows no such thing exists

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Picture - Mike Stewart / AP Far-right white supremacist ideology is on the rise in Europe, North America and Australia. It appeals to a racist notion whereby many white supremacists see themselves as members of a “pure” race that...
saturday science session – the concept of a “chemical-free lifestyle” is absurd

Saturday Science Session – The concept of a “chemical-free lifestyle” is absurd

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Presents a series of grounded science based articles covering Evolution, Global Warming, Genetic Modified Organisms (GM's), Logic, Nature of Science, Vaccines/Alt.Medicines. Chemophobia is alive and well. It is difficult to get on the internet without...
case-fatality rates don’t indicate how well a country contained covid

Case-fatality rates don’t indicate how well a country contained COVID

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Presents a series of grounded science based articles covering Evolution, Global Warming, Genetic Modified Organisms (GM's), Logic, Nature of Science, Vaccines/Alt.Medicines. Recently, I have been frequently seeing the argument that the USA has actually done...
measles infections weaken your immune system and increase your risk of other diseases. vaccines prevent this

Measles infections weaken your immune system and increase your risk of other diseases. Vaccines...

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Presents a series of grounded science based articles covering Evolution, Global Warming, Genetic Modified Organisms (GM's), Logic, Nature of Science, Vaccines/Alt.Medicines. Two of the most persistent anti-vaccine tropes are that unvaccinated children are healthier than...

The Saturday Science Session – The problem with “just asking questions”

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Presents a series of grounded science based articles covering Evolution, Global Warming, Genetic Modified Organisms (GM's), Logic, Nature of Science, Vaccines/Alt.Medicines. Asking questions is generally a good thing. Indeed, questions are the very foundation of...
the saturday science session – what does “statistically significant” mean?

The Saturday Science Session – What does “statistically significant” mean?

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Presents a series of grounded science based articles covering Evolution, Global Warming, Genetic Modified Organisms (GM's), Logic, Nature of Science, Vaccines/Alt.Medicines. Lately, social media has been flooded with people sharing studies about various aspects of...
the logic of science – science is a path to knowledge

The Saturday Science Session – Science is a path to knowledge

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Presents a series of grounded science based articles covering Evolution, Global Warming, Genetic Modified Organisms (GM's), Logic, Nature of Science, Vaccines/Alt.Medicines. There are a lot of misconceptions about what science actually is, and, as a...
are there ‘male’ and ‘female’ brains? computers can see a distinction, but they rely strongly on differences in head size

Are there ‘male’ and ‘female’ brains? Computers can see a distinction, but they rely...

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Image: Shuttlestock How useful are the well-known and hotly contested categories of “male brain” and “female brain”? Among experts, nobody really questions that anatomical sex differences in the brain exist. But since the advent of...
these dogs are trained to sniff out the coronavirus. most have a 100% success rate

These dogs are trained to sniff out the coronavirus. Most have a 100% success...

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Image: Shuttlecock What does a pandemic smell like? If dogs could talk, they might be able to tell us. We’re part of an international research team, led by Dominique Grandjean at France’s National Veterinary School of Alfort,...