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Archives for March 1, 2006

Tangled Bank #48

Tangled Bank #48 has been posted at fellow ScienceBlogger Tara’s Aetiology. Go forth and enjoy the best the science blogosphere has to offer. While I’m carnival barking, don’t forget that the deadline for the Skeptics’ Circle is tonight. The Circle is scheduled to appear at The Huge Entity (cue many puns and jokes using the…

A while back, I wrote about Airborne, the “herbal” concoction designed by a schoolteacher that is touted as preventing colds and the flu if taken preemptively or lessening their severity if taken early on in the course of a cold. I concluded that there was no evidence that it did what Victoria Knight-McDowell, a schoolteacher…