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New Study on Homeopathic Cough Syrup for Children Reveals a Lack of Effectiveness and Ethics

Just say no to homeopathic cough syrup! Actually, avoid all cough syrups.
On the pages of SBM we frequently discuss homeopathy, and rightfully so considering its position as one of the most pervasive yet dumbest forms of alternative medicine.
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Woo, quackery and pseudoscience, oh my...

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by Grania This is a poster from 2012 that is doing the rounds on Facebook again, and I hadn't seen it before so I am glad it's resurfaced. It has several familiar faces, who sadly still ply their t...
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BPA-Free Plastic Containers May Be Just as Hazardous

BPA-Free Plastic Containers May Be Just as Hazardous | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
Animal studies find that a replacement compound for the estrogen-mimicking chemical bisphenol A may be also be harmful to human health
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DNA cube programmed for an exclusive reveal | Chemistry World

DNA cube programmed for an exclusive reveal | Chemistry World | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
Scientists in Canada have made DNA cubes that are programmed to unzip and reveal molecules locked inside them in response to a carefully chosen trigger. Hanadi Sleiman and colleagues at McGill University and the ...
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Better living through carbon conversion chemistry | Watts Up With ...

Better living through carbon conversion chemistry | Watts Up With ... | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
“Converting carbon dioxide to useful chemicals in a selective and efficient way remains a major challenge in renewable and sustainable energy research,” according to Feng Jiao, assistant professor of chemical and ...
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The Detox Scam: How to spot it, and how to avoid it « Science-Based Medicine

The Detox Scam: How to spot it, and how to avoid it « Science-Based Medicine | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
Note to SBM's regular readers: Today's post revisits some older material you may have seen before. Happy New Year! New Year, New You, right? 2014 is the year...
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Worrying molecule found in bottled water | Chemistry World

Worrying molecule found in bottled water | Chemistry World | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
Analysis finds a new endocrine disrupting chemical in bottled water
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With great blogging power… comes great responsibility | Chemistry World

With great blogging power… comes great responsibility | Chemistry World | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
Revelations of suspected scientific malpractice have raised questions of just what role the online chemistry community should play in rooting out bad behaviour
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TV Doctors Give Unreliable Recommendations « Science-Based Medicine

TV Doctors Give Unreliable Recommendations « Science-Based Medicine | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
It's always preferable to have objective empirical evidence to inform an opinion, rather than just subjective impressions. Confirmation bias will make it seem...
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How To Spot Bad Science (infographic)

How To Spot Bad Science (infographic) | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
Give this graph a look, and see how many other kinds of 'bad science' you can think of.
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Chemistry: Chemical con artists foil drug discovery

Chemistry: Chemical con artists foil drug discovery | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
Naivety about promiscuous, assay-duping molecules is polluting the literature and wasting resources, warn Jonathan Baell and Michael A. Walters.

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Organic farms’ need for more land is bad for Earth: study

Organic farms’ need for more land is bad for Earth: study | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
Organic farming may yield up to a third less of some crop types, according to a study proposing a hybrid with conventional agriculture as the best way to feed the world without destroying it
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Lead piping 'unlikely' to have poisoned Romans - Chemistry World

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Chemistry World Lead piping 'unlikely' to have poisoned Romans Chemistry World A team led by Hugo Delile at the University of Lyon in France used ratios of the isotopes lead-204 and lead-206 to calculate lead pollution in the Italian river the...
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Molecular motors aim to pass water - Chemistry World

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Water droplets whose shape mysteriously shifts when the surface underneath them is exposed to light could become nanotech-powered chemistry vessels.
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This Is What Happens When You Blow Soap Bubbles at -9°C (15,8°F)

This Is What Happens When You Blow Soap Bubbles at -9°C (15,8°F) | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
When the weather forecast announced about the unexpected cold from -9°C to -12°C last week, Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly decided to take an advantage of it in one truly creative way.
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Spicing up water purification | Chemistry World

Spicing up water purification | Chemistry World | Chemistry and Our World | Scoop.it
Coriander leaves can be useful for more than just curries, find undergraduate students
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