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Christmas books

Two books, worth mentioning here, came courtesy of Santa. Darryl Cunningham’s Science Tales, subtitled Lies, Hoaxes, and Scams, is the comic book take on a theme that has been tackled by writers such as Simon Singh and Ben Goldacre. In … Continue reading

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Fear of mathematics

I am a great admirer of Ben Goldacre. An advocate of evidence-based medicine, he is the person behind Bad Science, the Guardian column, website, and book; he is the scourge of dodgy nutritionists, alternative therapists who cherry-pick trials to bolster … Continue reading

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