Recent news about and collected by CSI
February 12, 2014
Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski has been hawking unproven cancer treatments to desperate patients while facing repeated investigation by the authorities for decades. Skeptical Inquirer reveals the truth behind his dubious claims, and details the efforts by activists to rein him in and contain his damage.
December 16, 2013The latest issue of Skeptical Inquirer explores the explosive popularity of both the man and the antievolution enterprise known as “Harun Yahya.”
June 14, 2013
Forbes columnist Steven Salzberg and author-investigator Joe Nickell will each be awarded the 2012 Robert P. Balles Prize in Critical Thinking, to be presented by the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry at the CFI Summit in October.
May 23, 2013
Playing dice with the Skeptic’s Toolbox, Oliver Sacks and near-death experiences, and much more!
Hallucinating the Afterlife: Oliver Sacks Talks to Skeptical Inquirer about Near-Death Experiences a
April 22, 2013
Famed neuroscientist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks casts a critical eye on near-death testimonials from those who claim to have visited the afterlife, in a new interview with Skeptical Inquirer.
February 22, 2013
Invisible beings, horses that know their square roots, and alien bugs invading Denver—what makes so many people believe in these ludicrous ideas? The sharpest minds in science and skepticism confront the claims and phenomena that have us believing in that which is not there, and why we do it, all in the latest issue of Skeptical Inquirer.
January 11, 2013
- Belief in the Apocalypse That Wasn’t Examined in Skeptical Inquirer
- 2012: Year of the Nickell
- Special Articles at CSICOP.org
- Eyes on the Balles Prize
- Save the Date for the Skeptic’s Toolbox
November 21, 2012
The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry is proud to announce that two luminaries of science and skepticism, CSI Fellows Harriet Hall and Steven Novella, have been elected to the Committee’s Executive Council.
April 6, 2012
The book is the product of five years of research and investigation into the mythical vampiric creature.
January 20, 2012
Bill Nye “The Science Guy” received the In Praise of Reason Award