Bad Science

Author: Ben Goldacre

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007283199

Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 9939


Ben Goldacre’s wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics, scaremongering journalists and evil pharmaceutical corporations.

Bad science

the short life and weird times of cold fusion

Author: Gary Taubes

Publisher: Random House Incorporated


Category: Science

Page: 503

View: 2391


A science journalist brings to life one of the greatest scientific frauds of our times with the story of the two obscure researchers who claimed to have discovered a clean, no-fuss method for harnessing the energy of a hydrogen bomb. 20,000 first printing.

The Bad Science and Bad Policy of Obama's Global Warming Agenda

Author: Roy W. Spencer

Publisher: Encounter Books

ISBN: 1594034826

Category: Political Science

Page: 38

View: 2604


Discusses the science, economics, and politics of global anthropogenic global warming, and provides evidence to support the author's contention that global warming may not be the result of human activity, but rather the Earth's climate system.

Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience, and Just Plain Bunk

How to Tell the Difference

Author: Peter Daempfle

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 144221726X

Category: Education

Page: 264

View: 9365


We are constantly bombarded with breaking scientific news in the media, but we are almost never provided with enough information to assess the truth of these claims. This book teaches readers how to think like a scientist to question claims like these more critically.

Your Child Does Not Have Bipolar Disorder: How Bad Science and Good Public Relations Created the Diagnosis

How Bad Science and Good Public Relations Created the Diagnosis

Author: Stuart L Kaplan M.D.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313381356

Category: Psychology

Page: 184

View: 1454


An eminent child psychiatrist provides an insider's, whistle-blowing perspective on the promotion of a diagnostic entity that does not exist. • Arresting case histories • A reference section

Science on the Web

A Connoisseur’s Guide to Over 500 of the Best, Most Useful, and Most Fun Science Websites

Author: Edward J. Jr. Renehan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475764804

Category: Computers

Page: 382

View: 475


The World Wide Web is loaded with science and science-related material. For everyone who wants to learn more about this amazing resource, Ed Renehan has compiled this fun and informative guide to what's out there, what's interesting, what's new and who's doing it. Whether your interest is in artificial intelligence, Hubble Space Telescope images, or the latest dinosaur findings, the best sources and how to reach them are right here.

Medical Monitoring

How Bad Science Makes Bad Law

Author: Thomas M. Goutman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780937299463

Category: Diagnostic services

Page: 57

View: 9285



Horrible Science: Frightful Flight

Author: Nick Arnold

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 1407146300

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 8334


Frightful Flight is stuffed with hair-raising heights and mind-blowing facts about flying! Learn how to see the earth's shadow, build a flying saucer, and how, after centuries of fearsome flight flops, people have finally taken to the skies. Redesigned in a bold, funky new look for the next generation of Horrible Science fans.