Tagged: data manipulation

Maternal urinary fluoride/IQ study – an update - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 24, 2017

 The maternal urinary fluoride/IQ study  (Bashash et al., 2017) continues to get attention – but mainly from anti-fluoride organisations. The scientific community will evaluate the published report after giving it due consideration and there have already been criticisms. But anti-fluoride campaigners consider it the best thing since sliced bread. The Fluoride Action Network (FAN) describes it as … Read More

Foiling Fiddled Data - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jun 26, 2013

Synthetic chemists produce new compounds by reacting various starting materials and/or reagents together. In order to determine the structure of what she has made, the chemist must run a series of analyses, which not only prove the compound has the structure she claims to have made, but also that it is present in pure form. These analyses include mass spectrometry, … Read More