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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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 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...
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 – 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...
saturday science session – is it likely that alternative medicine works? the importance of prior probability

Saturday Science Session – Is it likely that alternative medicine works? The importance of...

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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. Prior probability is basically just the plausibility of a result, given everything else we...
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”...
saturday science session: facts_ why they matter and how to check them – part 1

Saturday Science Session: Facts_ Why they matter and how to check them – Part...

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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.If you have not read Part 1 of this article, just click here -...
saturday science session – parents often don’t know what is best

Saturday Science Session – Parents often don’t know what is best

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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. When dealing with anti-vaccers and those with other similar ungrounded beliefs, I often encounter...