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Skeptical Inquirer — Volume 35.3

Volume 35.3

May/June 2011

A Skeptical Look at a Remarkable Case Report of ‘Overnight’ Amnesia

A Skeptical Look at a Remarkable Case Report of ‘Overnight’ Amnesia

by Harald Merckelbach, Thomas Merten, and Scott O. Lilienfeld
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Article

Extraordinary Symptoms, Weak Evidence, and a Breakdown in Peer Review

Power Lines and Cancer, Distant Healing and Health Care: Magnetism Misrepresented and Misunderstood

Power Lines and Cancer, Distant Healing and Health Care: Magnetism Misrepresented and Misunderstood

by Eugenie V. Mielczarek and Derek C. Araujo1
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Article

The 1990s fear that background magnetic fields—hundreds of times weaker than Earth’s magnetic field—could cause cancer has been replaced.

We Live in Perilous Times for Science

We Live in Perilous Times for Science

by Elizabeth Loftus
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Commentary

If we as scientists want to preserve our freedom (and the welfare of others), now more than ever we have a responsibility.

The Case of the Miracle Oil

The Case of the Miracle Oil

by Joe Nickell
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Investigative Files

I was invited to a home in Northern California where myriad icons, statues, and other religious effigies were “miraculously streaming oil”.

I Was a Teenage Psychic

I Was a Teenage Psychic

by Massimo Polidoro
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Notes on a Strange World

As a guest on a popular Italian TV show, L’Istruttoria (The Inquest), I had a chance to test a theory I was rather curious about.

The Memory of Water

The Memory of Water

by Steven Novella
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

The Science of Medicine

While the practice is indistinguishable from ritual and witchcraft, the modern homeopath would like to cloak himself in the respectability of science.

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Slaying the Vampire: Solving the Chupacabra Mystery

by Ben Radford
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Article

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The Numerology of 23

by Mark Benecke
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Article

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GHO$TLY ENDEAVOR: Ethical Issues Haunt Kentucky Press

by Joe Nickell
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Special Report

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Three Types of Evidence Lacking for Paranormal Claims

by Jonathan C. Smith
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Forum

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Two Views of the War on Cancer

by Harriet Hall
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Book Review

Reviews of Pink Ribbon Blues by Gayle Sulik and The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee

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Fresh Voice, Passionate Polemic

by Ryan Seals
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Book Review

A review of Tabloid Medicine: How the Internet Is Being Used to Hijack Medical Science for Fear and Profit by Robert Goldberg

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Pop Culture and Questionable Cases

by Kendrick Frazier
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

From the Editor

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The Science of Unique Events

by Massimo Pigliucci
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Thinking About Science

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Abductology Implodes

by Robert Sheaffer
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Psychic Vibrations

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Denisovans and Human Hybrids in the Game-Changing Age of Paleogenetics

by Kenneth W. Krause
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Science Watch

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Anomaly Hunting

by Ben Radford
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Skeptical Inquiree

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The Problem with Neurosexism

by Massimo Pigliucci
Volume 35.3, May/June 2011

Book Review

A review of Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference by Cordelia Fine