Respectful Insolence

Archives for July 6, 2006

It’s that time again, time for the 38th Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle. Thirsty? Well, LBBP over at Skeptic Rant offers parched skeptics a fine assortment of beverages including Satire Cider, Quack Quencher, Woo Brew, and Creationist Tonic, among others. It’s just the cool, refreshing dose of critical thinking to quench that skeptical thirst that’s…

The mercury militia and MMR scaremongers aren’t going to like this, not one bit. What should greet my in box upon my arrival at work after a long Fourth of July weekend, but an alert of a new study of a large population of children in Canada that utterly failed to find an epidemiological link…

This week’s issue of Nature features a list of the top five science blogs, based on Technorati rankings for number of incoming links, narrowly defining its science blogs as blogs written by working scientists. Not surprisingly, a ScienceBlogs blog Pharyngula came out on top at number one, followed by that stalwart resource for information about…