This week brings you March for Science, a correction from Bethania Palma regarding last weeks interview, Catherine of Siena, more bad measles news in Europe, BBC and homeopathy and new fact checking tools on Google. On top of that you will also be chocked to find that The Daily Fail is spreading that deliberate tape worm infections is can treat autism…
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Greetings & feedback
- March for science: https://www.marchforscience.com/
- Copenhagen Skeptics in the Pub: https://www.facebook.com/CopenhagenSkeptics/
- Snopes correction: www.Snopes.com
This Week in Skepticism
Catherine of Siena: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_of_Siena
- Update on measles in Europe
- Is the BBC biased against homeopathy?
- Prof. Edzard Ernst: Is the BBC biased against homeopathy?
- Google starts using Fact Check labels for search results
The Daily Mail and tape worms against autism
- The Daily Mail: Severely autistic boy, 4, is on the road to recovery after undergoing WORM THERAPY despite being told he would never lead a normal life
- PubMed search for “helminth therapy autism”: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=helminth+therapy+autism
“Are you alive and over 40 years old? You are welcome. Science”
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