What Is Dopamine Detox?
Just another fad that oversimplifies a complex problem to sell an easy fix.
Science Base Satire: As a Free-Thinker, Everyone Must Conform
As a free-thinker, I find strangers intolerable.
Neil deGrasse Tyson makes the unforced error of “debating” antivax propagandist Del Bigtree on The Highwire
Last week, astrophysicist and famed science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson appeared on The Highwire, an antivax video podcast, to "debate" its host, antivax propagandist Del Bigtree. This incident demonstrates quite well why it is almost never a good idea for a scientist to agree to "debate" science deniers.
Yes, Schools Were Closed in Sweden
"I had kids in grades 4, 7, and 8 when the pandemic broke out. The latter two were remote for a year and then hybrid for another 6 months or so."
Was the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic to Blame for an Increase in Unexpected Infant Deaths in 2020?
New CDC data on unexpected infant deaths in 2020 show an increase, but only in Black infants. There is a good chance that this is an indirect result of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.
The (Cold) Drugs Don’t Work
The FDA continues to permit the inclusion of an ineffective ingredient in hundreds of cough and cold products.
Verbicide: Language as a Pandemic Casualty
Natural infection is getting infected. It's like water and H20. It's amazing that a doctor is trying to convince us otherwise.
Autism prevalence increases to 1 in 38, and antivaxxers blame vaccines without using the word “vaccine”
The CDC updated its estimates for the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders. Predictably, antivaxxers blame the increasing prevalence of ASDs reported, particularly in Black children, on "environmental factors," which is antivax code for, "Vaccines are to blame."
An SBM Advocate Goes To Washington
An update on the strategies and deceptions used by the CAM movement to promote their treatments.