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You Won’t Die from Touching Fentanyl

13 Oct 2023

On the fictional cop show Blue Bloods, in the appropriately titled episode “Pain Killers,” detective Maria Baez picks up a tray containing drug paraphernalia and a white powder and is soon seen on...

Is the Caller the Killer? 911 Call Analysis Can’t Give You the Right Answer

24 Mar 2023

“Police thought they could read her mind just by listening.” It’s a chilling statement in reporter Brett Murphy’s ProPublica coverage and it sums up the pseudoscience of 911 call analysis. One of...

The Polygraph

22 May 2017

John Augustus Larson was the inventor of the modern polygraph. Although, some list the polygraph as one of the greatest inventions, many scientists consider it to be pseudoscience.  Yet, many...

A Crooked Chemist

20 Mar 2017

34-year-old Annie Dookhan was labeled the “most productive” chemist in the Hinton State Laboratory Institute in Boston which tests drugs seized in police raids. According to numerous reports she...

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