Archive | March, 2015

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Diabetes drug found in freshwater is a potential endocrine disruptor What Do We Really Know About Roundup Weed Killer? Weed Killer In Round Up: Long Cleared, Now Doubted Major publisher retracts 43 scientific papers amid wider fake peer-review scandal The hotly contested link between science denial and conspiracy theories Study Links Widely Used Pesticides to […]

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INDEX: Why You Can’t Trust Government Science

Why You Can’t Trust Corporate & Federal Regulatory “Science” “Good Laboratory Practices (GLP):” Obsolete Regulatory Science That Jeopardizes Public Health GLP: Federal Regulation’s Buggy Whip Science Old Ideas, Old Science Cripple Federal Regulation Federal Protocols Offer Many Opportunities To Bias Science Secret Chemicals: What The Government Won’t Tell You, Can Kill Private Science For Hire: […]

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Scientific Fraud: Laundering Money & People

This article is one in a series. For the other articles, please see:  INDEX: “Why You Can’t Trust Government Science”   Fraud and deception contaminate a substantial percentage of scientific papers. As the details below illustrate, even many of the best peer-reviewed journals are victimized by companies and private labs that: Deliberately conceal conflicts of […]

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Old Ideas, Old Science Cripple Federal Regulation

This article is one in a series. For the other articles, please see:  INDEX: “Why You Can’t Trust Government Science” See also this article from the NIH publication, Environmental Health Perspectives: Why Public Health Agencies Cannot Depend on Good Laboratory Practices as a Criterion for Selecting Data Once a scientific concept becomes entrenched, it has […]

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Federal Protocols Offer Many Opportunities To Bias Science

This article is one in a series. For the other articles, please see:  INDEX: “Why You Can’t Trust Government Science”   This article is continued from: Old Ideas, Old Science Cripple Federal Regulation Rigid Lab Protocols Encourage Under-Reporting Of Adverse Effects The Boston University study notes that, “The main means of controlling the quality of […]

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Secret Chemicals: What The Government Won’t Tell You, Can Kill

This article is one in a series. For the other articles, please see:  INDEX: “Why You Can’t Trust Government Science”   Most of the studies that the federal government uses to determine the safety of chemicals is conducted by corporations or their contractors. That work is done by people with  financial conflicts of interest and […]

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Why You Can’t Trust Corporate & Federal Regulatory “Science”

This article is one in a series. For the other articles, please see:  INDEX: “Why You Can’t Trust Government Science”   On One Hand: Trustworthy Science Is published, Is peer-reviewed, Discloses conflicts of interest (or even better has none), and Makes public all the data and other information to allow its results to be verified […]

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