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ben goldacre
science 350,148 followers
Gamble for real cash on whether recently published psychology experiments can be replicated. Made of lol. andrewgelman.com/2014/10/16/ari…
Public Health wonks searching Twitter for tweets about food poisoning to help identify dirty restaurants. Nice feedly.com/e/EZjxQLmD
These Belgian organ donor ads, featuring people doing ludicrously dangerous things, are lovely feedly.com/e/vTjOm0sl
I mean, Nudge is the ultimate example of this. Great 20,000 word book, wrapped in an unnecessary extra 200 pages. It's not value. Go short.
Either my attention has drifted, or Why Nations Fail is repeating itself endlessly in the second half. Why does US non-fiction do this?
Extremely impressed by this inflatable Christmas tree on the streets of Paris mirror.co.uk/news/world-new… pic.twitter.com/PiDNaoUvnY
Boris announces tax on multiple home ownership and a new social housing building programme. Bravo! #MIPIM standardevening.co.uk
I absolutely love this Evening Standard spoof, part of the campaign against MIPIM standardevening.co.uk
Many congrats to Abigayle Driscoll, the winner of #biobakes! Her winning entry is a set of lungs pic.twitter.com/a40trz9kPj
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The homeopaths are having a bitter internal war over whether they shld fly under the radar or be loopyloo quacks quackometer.net/blog/2014/10/s…
My nice friends @tkingdoll and @timminchin have made a BOOK out of NerdRage beat poem STORM and it's LOVELY amazon.co.uk/Storm-Tim-Minc…
oh i can't get animated gifs to post. (1) spend next two hours trying (2) get on with work (1) spend next two hours trying (2) get on with..
word up you waxy monkeys my NEW BOOK is here and it's TASTY badscience.net/2014/10/i-tota… pic.twitter.com/HsrNEIMEgc
Interesting to see @patrickholford, star of Bad Science, now barely seen in UK media, having trouble in South Africa timeslive.co.za/search/%22patr…
WOOOO I totally just touched my new book badscience.net/2014/10/i-tota…
Come on WHO. Every moment you ignore this petition lives are being lost RT @pauljcripps: change.org/p/dr-daniel-ke…
"Ebola nurse on a plane doh" illustrates how doing the basics well really matters in medicine, alongside all the high falutin' technology.
There is a terrifying epidemic of neurobollocks in education. RT @DTWillingham: pic.twitter.com/xnETldNWcs via nature.com/nrn/journal/va…
Absent minded misfire.
blimey RT @MichaelFarrellE: US Signals Shift in International Drug Policy insightcrime.org/news-briefs/us…
I like theNNT.com but why does Wired constantly pretend one person is "revolutionizing the future of X" wired.com/2014/10/number…
Just bought @doctorow and @alooghobi's new graphic novel to read on my new stupid huge dorky phablet amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/159643…
Psychic Sally Morgan sacks HUSBAND over homophobic rant mirr.im/1xP9cqK By me with help from @Elbonio @daraobriain and @bengoldacre
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Calm campaign from Oz doctors pledging not to consume pharma marketing noadvertisingplease.org bmj.com/content/349/bm… blogs.wsj.com/pharmalot/2014…
i mean, that weird comment spam where they use an algorithm to produce something that at first glimpse looks like it is topical and human.
Sometimes teachers use blog posts in class and ask kids to post comments, that are hard to distinguish from spam badscience.net/2005/10/the-ma…
You can pre-order @bengoldacre's new book, a collection of his brilliant 'Bad Science' writing absrad.io/1xLaD9F #MindExpandingMonday
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Sigh. GMC should do. bmj.com/content/348/bm… RT @DrAseemMalhotra: Statins expert 'failed to declare' drugs firm link thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/uk_ne…
After huge pressure, Juncker has backed down over moving medicines regulation from Health to (ffs) Business Ministry euractiv.com/sections/healt…
blimey, unexpected win MT @robg8: Responsibility for medicines regulation has been moved back to Health Commissioner bit.ly/1s1TNkJ
This video of "psychic" Sally Morgan's husband and son making threats of violence, homophobic abuse, is shameful. boingboing.net/2014/10/10/vid…
Tell pharmaceutical doctors they must register and report all trials before Mon 13 Oct, via #AllTrials: buff.ly/1nfpPuI
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Classy RT @SLSingh: Sally Morgan's hubby tells skeptic: "One day you're gonna be lifted & you'll disappear somewhere" boingboing.net/2014/10/10/vid…
I like this glitchy music made by compilers createdigitalmusic.com/2014/07/listen…
Good piece in Nature on retractions nature.com/news/retractio…
lol RT @EmmaMerrynz: @icuresearch "Integrity in research is like virginity: you can only lose it once"
Gender disparity in shills: 90% of the billions paid by pharma to doctors for speaking and consulting goes to men propublica.org/article/dollar…
Some kind of weird synchronised cinema premiere for the Snowden film next week, looks good citizenfourfilm.com/screenings
Love how, in this Robert Redford shot, everyone in the newsroom is obsessed with something else RT @visualisingdata: pic.twitter.com/VnLv11rPob
London's most vocal supporters of segregated cycling routes are leading employers. Join us at CyclingWorks.London pic.twitter.com/U2SbAXiVic
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HEY my GREATEST HITS compilation is out in two weeks. Sneaky Waterstones pre-order offer for supporters of paying tax waterstones.com/waterstonesweb…
What a pathetically sanctimonious study. We're all human, all mortal, and it's ok to joke about serious things feedly.com/e/xNxol27f
Correction published on the RE-LY trial after data exposed thru litigation. It shouldn't take a court case #AllTrials cardioexchange.org/voices/another…