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Hottest Day Ever in Australia Confirmed - Jennifer Marohasy

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The Australian Bureau of Meteorology deleted what was long regarded as the hottest day ever recorded in Australia – Bourke’s 125°F (51.7°C) on the 3rd January 1909.…

NZZ: Journalismus und Grundlagenphysik: Gibt es hier Analogien?

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_Konformismus und Gruppendynamik behindern das kritische Denken. Ohne Innovation aber stagniert jede Entwicklung, in der Grundlagenphysik wie im Journalismus.…

The White House Spins Trump's Disinfectant Remarks - FactCheck.org

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At an April 23 press briefing, President Donald Trump mused about the possibility of using “very powerful light” and injecting disinfectant into the body to kill COVID-19 – a suggestion that, in the case of disinfectant, was roundly criticized by experts as dangerous.…

An Experimental Ultraviolet Light Treatment for Covid-19 Takes Political Heat - WSJ

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I ran an obscure pharmaceutical company until a few days ago. Then we got famous. Early in the Covid-19 pandemic, ) made a commitment to find ways to help.…

The Treatment That Could Crush Covid - WSJ

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More than 500 clinical trials are under way world-wide in the race to find an effective treatment for Covid-19. Everybody wants it; nobody has it—yet.…

University Appeal Upheld, Peter Ridd Loses - We all Lose - Jennifer Marohasy

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On 2 May 2018, Professor Peter Ridd was sacked by James Cook University for serious misconduct. It all started when he called-out his colleague Terry Hughes for falsely claiming healthy inshore coral reefs were dead from climate change and deteriorating water quality.…

The Ideological Corruption of Science - WSJ

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In the 1980s, when I was a young professor of physics and astronomy at Yale, deconstructionism was in vogue in the English Department.…

Cures for Hearing Loss May Be Found in New Drugs

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_For hearing loss, ‘the potential of drug treatments [is] phenomenal,’ says Frank Lin, a professor at Johns Hopkins.…

Säuerliche Irrtümer

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Es gibt gutgemeinte Ratschläge, die so grotesk sind, dass sie mir die Sprache verschlagen. Einer dieser Tipps ist etwa, Zitronen zu essen, wenn man Sodbrennen hat.Als ich dies das erste Mal hörte, musste ich lachen, das zweite Mal fragte ich nach,das dritte Mal wurde ich wütend.…

Kosmologie: Der Nobelpreisträger Adam Riess im Interview

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Der Nobelpreisträger Adam Riess gehört zu den Wegbereitern des Standardmodells der Kosmologie. Im Interview mit Christian Speicher erklärt er, warum er heute nicht mehr restlos von diesem Modell überzeugt ist.…