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Crude dredging of the scientific literature Ken Perrott Sep 15

I am always amazed at how some people will crudely misrepresent the scientific literature in their efforts to pretend their particular political agenda is scientifically valid. The way they will dredge the scientific literature searching for studies they can quote and … Continue reading

Anti-fluoride activists define kangaroo court as “independent” Ken Perrott Sep 12

The international anti-fluoride movement seems somewhat pre-occupied with thew situation in New Zealand.  In the last few months they have unleashed their “big guns” to attack two publications from local scientific researchers.  First was their attempt to discredit the paper Broadbent, … Continue reading

MH17 – Preliminary report leaves most conspiracy theories intact Ken Perrott Sep 10

Click on image above, or link below, to download report I downloaded the official Preliminary report of the MH17 crash in east Ukraine last night. I must say that although the report appears comprehensive as far as it goes – it doesn’t … Continue reading

Do you prefer dental fluorosis or tooth decay? Ken Perrott Sep 07

Anti-fluoride propagandists often use the incidence of dental fluorosis as an argument against community water fluoridation. However, they exaggerate the problem by misrepresenting the issue in two ways: 1: They present the issue as if the figures for the incidence … Continue reading

Emotion Drives Decision Ken Perrott Sep 05

Image Credit: Gaping Void
So true.
 

Ingested fluoride, dental health and old age Ken Perrott Sep 03

When we who are chronologically challenged get together we often discuss health – and sometimes compare notes.  But, strangely, I have never heard people discuss their dental health. Don’t know why, but I started to wonder if I was the … Continue reading

August ’14 – NZ blogs sitemeter ranking Ken Perrott Sep 01

  Bloggers in the thick of election campaign? Image Credit: Against the Current PLEASE NOTE: Sitemeter is playing up again making it impossible to automatically get the stats using the normal process. I have done a manual work around but it was … Continue reading

August ’14 – NZ blogs sitemeter ranking Ken Perrott Sep 01

  Bloggers in the thick of election campaign? Image Credit: Against the Current PLEASE NOTE: Sitemeter is playing up again making it impossible to automatically get the stats using the normal process. I have done a manual work around but it was … Continue reading

August ’14 – NZ blogs sitemeter ranking Ken Perrott Sep 01

  Bloggers in the thick of election campaign? Image Credit: Against the Current PLEASE NOTE: Sitemeter is playing up again making it impossible to automatically get the stats using the normal process. I have done a manual work around but it was … Continue reading

Sad news – Victor Stenger has died Ken Perrott Aug 31

I was sad to read that Victor Stenger died during the week at the age of 79. Victor was a prolific author, writing on science, religion and philosophy. He often dealt with difficult issues coming out of the religion-science debates … Continue reading

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