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When Numbers Get Politicized

21 Apr 2021

Do political beliefs affect our ability to crunch numbers?...

BioSil: Can it Really Help Thicken Your Hair and Nails?

8 Mar 2019

The ads for BioSil look and sound like every other supplement ad. There are bold claims like “promotes unbreakable nails” (I’m pretty sure that’s impossible); references to science like “molecular...

The Number Four Kills Again… Or Does It?

4 Jan 2018

Do superstitions kill? You may have heard the one about Chinese people dying in larger numbers on the fourth of every month because, in both Cantonese and Mandarin (and also in Japanese), the words...

Chemistry lesson for The Food Babe… and everyone else #15: Cause and Effect

21 Mar 2017

Studies are the heart of science. But which studies do we take to heart? That is becoming more and more of a critical question as studies are being cranked out at a frenetic pace exploring every...

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