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A "Formula" to Account for Resistance to Scientific Consensus - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Apr 14, 2015

In some areas of science there is very little resistance to the scientific consensus. Very few people will challenge the consensus that water flows downhill because of gravity or that objects are different colours because they absorb/reflect different wavelengths of light. However in other areas of science, for example – climate change, alternative health treatments, immunisation the corresponding consensus in … Read More