Scientific Evidence

Is there any scientific evidence that your dog loves you? - Science News - ABC News

Most dog owners say that their canines love them. But is it true love, or do dogs just know the best way to manipulate us for food? Let's look at the …

Dogs

Monsanto accused of ignoring relevant scientific data on glyphosate

Lawyers in a high-profile lawsuit in California say U.S. agri-giant Monsanto asked the court to ignore relevant scientific data and discounted …

European News

LG's K7i smartphone features mosquito repelling technology

LG just unveiled the K7i, an entry-level smartphone for the Indian market with a rather unique feature. It has a 5-inch HD display, a 1.4GHz …

Android Marshmallow

Policemen get training for forensic job

Written by Rashmi Rajput | Mumbai |<p>Babasaheb More, Deputy Director at the Mumbai Forensic Sciences Laboratory, conducts lectures on how to gather …

Scientific Research

Court says sobriety tests not scientific evidence for pot

BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that field sobriety tests typically used in drunken driving cases cannot be used as …

Cannabis

Those 3% of scientific papers that deny climate change? A review found them all flawed

It’s often said that of all the published scientific research on climate change, 97% of the papers conclude that global warming is real, problematic for the planet, and has been exacerbated by human activity.<p>But what about those 3% of papers that reach contrary conclusions? Some skeptics have …

Research

Is There Scientific Evidence For "Learning Styles"?

Do you consider yourself a visual learner? When you see something, do you commit it to memory? Or do you perhaps learn faster by hearing new …

The 3% of scientific papers that deny climate change? They're all flawed

It’s often said that of all the published scientific research on climate change, 97% of the papers conclude that global warming is real, problematic …

Research

It’s ok if scientists disagree about antibiotic prescriptions

It is far better to find ways to communicate why evidence may be inconclusive than oversimplify medical science.<p>On numerous matters including food, …

Research

Ringside doctors, Nevada commission clash over Mayweather vs. McGregor glove size

The Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP) believes the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) set a poor precedent in breaching its own rules for Floyd …

MMA & UFC

Book Review: Buddha’s Brain

I first tried to develop my spiritual practice a few years’ ago. I’d bought a number of books and not finished many of them. My intentions were good …

Meditation

Fired Google engineer: memo based on "scientific evidence"

James Damore, a Google engineer, was fired after a controversial memo he wrote leaked last weekend. Damore told Bloomberg Television last night that …

Business

Another study shows just how hard it is to change beliefs in antivaccine misinformation

One of the reasons I’m so passionate about pushing back against antivaccine pseudoscience is because I view it as an extreme threat to public health, …

Psychology

Does seeing violence on the news make us care more? - Futurity

"Right now, the decision to sanitize violent content isn't based on scientific evidence." New research aims to clarify the guidelines.

Culture

Vaccinate dogs – they are not going to get autism from vaccines

The Skeptical Raptor, stalking pseudoscience in the internet jungle.We vaccinate dogs to protect them from some serious diseases that could harm our …

Pets

Homeopathy is a Sham

Homeopathy is a sham. Homeopathic “remedies” have been shown repeatedly by scientific research to be at best placebos. The entire theoretical basis …

Medicine

Report Finds Almost No Scientific Basis for TSA’s Screening Methods

TSA cited op-eds as a basis for their counter-terrorism strategy.<p>Air passengers have been subject to increasingly invasive procedures from the …

Scientific Research

It’s an irony explosion!

The crew at Answers in Genesis, who believe in defiance of all the scientific evidence the absurd idea that the Earth is only 6000 years old, have a …

Creationism

Weekend reading, July 15 2017

• NIMBY vs YIMBY arguments on increasing housing supply<br>• Scientific evidence for why some buildings delight us and others—too many of them—disappoint<br>• How …

Scientific Research

Born Leaders and Followers? Horoscope Nonsense!

This morning I came across this article from an astrologer who suggests that certain astrological signs are associated with being a leader, and other …

Leadership

CDC Warns About The Terrifying Side Effects Of Eating Your Own Placenta

Eating your own placenta after giving birth has become some sort of go-to for new moms, especially after celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Kourtney …

Pregnancy

Pot for pets a growing trend in Canada, despite veterinarian warnings

More Canadian pet owners are turning to medical marijuana to help their furry friends with anxiety, pain relief, and seizures — but veterinarians are …

Cannabis

Report finds there’s almost no scientific basis for TSA screening methods

Air passengers have been subject to increasingly invasive procedures from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in recent years — …

TSA

The ‘Dubious’ Claim That Obamacare Saved Zero Lives

It’s actually the best available estimate.<p>If you are going to claim that someone’s policy will cause upward of 200,000 deaths, I feel that you should …

Health Care

Vaccine ruling from Europe's highest court isn't as crazy as scientists think

Media and scientific uproar over admissible evidence 'exaggerated', say legal scholars.<p>Going by news reports, Europe's highest court threw science …

Research

Brains evolved to need exercise

Mounting scientific evidence shows that exercise is good not only for our bodies, but for our brains. Yet, exactly why physical activity benefits the …

The Brain

Don’t Fall for This New Celebrity Hydrogen Water Trend | Men’s Health

Nah.<p>Those who tout the water will point to benefits including antioxidant activity, boosted energy, help recovering from a workout, lower inflammation, and the slowing of the aging process. But according to Sonya Angelone, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, any studies …

Zac Efron

Academics can't change the world when they're distrusted and discredited

There have been persistent calls for academics and scientists to venture forth from academia’s ivory towers to engage with a wider audience on the …

Education

Four big reasons why deniers started believing in climate change

It began, like many things on Reddit, with a simple question: “Former climate change deniers, what changed your mind?” More than 600 posts later, AskReddit was able to not only offer insights into that question, but also shed some light on why people initially rejected the consensus view held by …

Climate

Pa. Weight Loss Company Pays Up for Unsupported Claims

A Pennsylvania weight-loss company is paying $2 million to settle Federal Trade Commission claims that its product doesn't have scientific evidence …

Weight Loss