Skeptical Inquirer — Volume 35.3
by Harald Merckelbach, Thomas Merten, and Scott O. Lilienfeld
Extraordinary Symptoms, Weak Evidence, and a Breakdown in Peer Review
by Eugenie V. Mielczarek and Derek C. Araujo1
The 1990s fear that background magnetic fields—hundreds of times weaker than Earth’s magnetic field—could cause cancer has been replaced.
If we as scientists want to preserve our freedom (and the welfare of others), now more than ever we have a responsibility.
by Joe Nickell
I was invited to a home in Northern California where myriad icons, statues, and other religious effigies were “miraculously streaming oil”.
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.
While the practice is indistinguishable from ritual and witchcraft, the modern homeopath would like to cloak himself in the respectability of science.
Slaying the Vampire: Solving the Chupacabra Mystery
The Numerology of 23
by Mark Benecke
GHO$TLY ENDEAVOR: Ethical Issues Haunt Kentucky Press
by Joe Nickell
Three Types of Evidence Lacking for Paranormal Claims
by Jonathan C. Smith
Two Views of the War on Cancer
by Harriet Hall
Reviews of Pink Ribbon Blues by Gayle Sulik and The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Fresh Voice, Passionate Polemic
by Ryan Seals
A review of Tabloid Medicine: How the Internet Is Being Used to Hijack Medical Science for Fear and Profit by Robert Goldberg
Pop Culture and Questionable Cases
The Science of Unique Events
Denisovans and Human Hybrids in the Game-Changing Age of Paleogenetics
The Problem with Neurosexism
A review of Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference by Cordelia Fine