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Archives for September 21, 2006

The unsinkable rubber duck

Skeptico explains why confirmation bias and the Forer effect make astrology seem like it might work when it’s really a load of crap. As usual, he makes it plain why astrology is bunk, reiterating his Astrology Challenge.

Change of Shift

Change of Shift, the nursing blog carnival, has been posted at kt.

Libya’s miscarriage of justice

Declan Butler of Nature has issued a call for help from the scientific and medical blogosphere in protesting and raising awareness about an utter travesty of justice, a vile and utterly vicious miscarriage of justice. This is one that I can’t help but throw the paltry weight of my own blog behind. Here’s the story:…