Tagged: Sciblogs

Micro to Macro - Micro to Macro

Ryan Ridden Jan 13, 2016

In our universe the incredibly tiny and the absolutely enormous are intertwined. In our everyday life there appears to be a clear distinction between the microscopic and macroscopic worlds, however, in many ways this is an illusion. We can begin to see how the two worlds connect by looking at the fundamental rules of the universe, as uncovered by physics … Read More

HPV vaccination syndrome: Surely extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. Pt 1. - Diplomatic Immunity

Helen Petousis Harris Sep 23, 2015

I really do think that the latest proposed “HPV vaccination syndrome” is an extraordinary claim that requires some evidence proportionate to its absurdity. Actually some evidence would be a start. However a piece in the journal Clinical Rheumatology appears to have escaped what normally passes as scientific peer review and got received, revised and accepted in less than … Read More

Fluoridation: Connett’s criticism of New Zealand research debunked - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Aug 13, 2015

Paul Connett, Executive Director of the Fluoride Action Network recently made a presentation to Dever Water opposing community Water Fluoridation (CWF). Many of his claims were just wrong – he seriously distorted the science and used this to misinform the board … Continue reading → … Read More

Fluoridation: Connett’s naive used of WHO data debunked - Unsorted

Ken Perrott Aug 12, 2015

Paul Connett is the Executive Director of the anti-fluoride propagandists group, the Fluoridation Action Network (FAN). His recent presentation to the Denver Water Board’s fluoridation forum was full of scientific misrepresentations and distortions. I debunked his claims on fluoridation and … Continue reading → … Read More

Time to give up on Sitemeter - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Aug 10, 2015

Bizarro Cartoon 5-26-2011  from Some visitors unknowingly redirected to ads! (Finding vindicosuite.com on outclicks). This cartoon from Lola Jane’s World will resonate with many bloggers – especially those who using Sitemeter to collect their visitor stats. New Zealand bloggers who take part in … Continue reading → … Read More

Comparing the Cochrane and NZ Fluoridation Reviews - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 26, 2015

New Zealand policy makers and health professionals should be wary about much of the current media comments on the Cochrane Fluoridation Review (Iheozor-Ejiofor 2015). Anti-fluoridation campaigners are misrepresenting it and distorting its findings. They are using cherry-picked quotes to make claims … Continue reading → … Read More