Scientists Revise Understanding Of Novichok After It Fails To Produce Expected Lethal Effects

Authored by Rob Slane via The BlogMire blog, Warning: This article is likely to contain traces of satire. In the aftermath of the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury on 4th March, scientists are currently re-evaluating their understanding of A-234 – or Novichok…

Is This The Breaking Point / Is Truth Really Over?

Fake news become Fact. This is the breaking point for us. News stories are “mission driven,” ideologues inject unconfirmed rumors into stories, and fake news gets cited as fact. As time goes on our history is slowly becoming rife with inaccuracies and twisted information made…

Weekend reads: How to get away with scientific fraud; what’s wrong with nutrition research; a second chance after misconduct

Before we present this week’s Weekend Reads, a question: Do you enjoy our weekly roundup? If so, we could really use your help. Would you consider a tax-deductible donation to support Weekend Reads, and our daily work? Thanks in advance. The week at Retraction Watch featured…

By Popular Demand: Royal Wedding Special Infographic

The big day is finally here… For many, this is all you need to know… Bitcoin vs Royal Wedding pic.twitter.com/ZcujJ1ADL1 — zerohedge (@zerohedge) May 18, 2018 But, due to popular demand, we offer this special infographic, created by Statista’s Content & Information Design team to mark the royal wedding…

Weekend Reading: Bear Market Repo’s

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, An interesting email hit my desk this morning: “The stock market goes up 80% of the time, so why worry about the declines?” Like a “bull” – rising markets tend to be steady, strong and durable. Conversely, “bear” markets are fast “mauling”events that leave…

Surgery Conference Cuts Intersex Patients Out

This weekend when urologists from around the world gather in San Francisco for the American Urological Association’s (AUA) annual conference, dozens of patient advocates will participate – yet a key group of people will be missing. The intersex community – the nearly 1.7 percent of…

US Scrapped B-52 Military Drill With South Korea After Kim Jong Un Complained

Earlier this week we reported that in response to North Korea’s decision to suspend talks with the South and threatening to cancel the historic June 12 summit between Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump, the US was considering withholding its B-52 bombers from joint exercises with…