We used a classroom experiment at the United States Air Force Academy to examine whether necklaces infused with microscopic-particle titanium, such as those sold by Phiten Corporation, improve emotional well-being.
Just because you can screen for a disease doesn’t mean you should.
Ear acupuncture claims to relieve sore throats. A new study seeming to support that idea is so poorly done that it provides a textbook example of how to distinguish between good and bad science.
Residents in the neighborhood in the mid-twentieth century reported that “sometimes when they looked up at the small window facing the street they could see a faint glow and a figure inside the tower, swinging gently from side to side.”
Skeptical Inquirer celebrates its fortieth anniversary with a special issue highlighting the personal journeys of some of today’s leading skeptics. An esteemed group of academics, investigators, and activists share stories and reflections of the movement that grew in large part out of this groundbreaking magazine’s pages.
Today mediums really have an easy life.