“I don’t do Facebook,” Connie would say whenever I would share the latest drama or dust up on that platform.
When a study is submitted to a scientific journal, it goes through a number of stages, at any of which, its publication could be rejected. The editorial team check the … Continue reading
This is a story like ones that thousands upon thousands of mothers with autistic children could tell about what happened when their child had the MMR vaccine. It is one … Continue reading
This post is co-authored by the lovely science geek and bowling shark, Linda Tock.
The wonderful, inimitable and take no prisoners lady who is Vaximom now has her very own Facebook page where she will be Crushing anti-intellectualism in a single bound. Often and … Continue reading
Sir, The Lyme Induced Autism Foundation (LIA) is planning to hold a peaceful gathering outside the Department of Health on 9th May. I believe the aim of this action is … Continue reading
Oh how I wish I’d written this: Dear Antivaxxer: This is why I do not care for you There’s loads more brill stuff at Skewed Distribution.com
I’m on the radio – I sound like a posh 14 year old! (I’m on at 13 minutes) Pythagoras’ Trousers episode #68 For more episodes of this brill science and … Continue reading
My little Pwdin is a force of nature. He’s tall, strong and very, very fast. This makes a trip to the park chasing him round and round for tickles exhausting … Continue reading
Last night, just after I’d posted about the tit for tat exchanges over the Patriot Nurse’s statements in her now infamous You Tube video “Why this Nurse WON’T Vaccinate,” a … Continue reading
According to the Patriot Nurse “A certain bunch of pro-vaxers have decided to engage in intimidation tactics. My employer was contacted and attempts have been made to affect [sic] the … Continue reading
The world of made up science is full of colourful characters. Perhaps this is why their nonsense gets so much attention. People are listening to and acting on the advice … Continue reading
This is an article I wrote last year examining how the fallacy that MMR vaccine causes autism gained traction: Reviewers Reviewed.
Half term is officially over. Aidan is back at the college where he works and all my teacher friends are back in their schools too. Even so, my little Pwdin … Continue reading
Rugby is a big deal in our house. It has to be – I live there. The Rugby Union World cup reached the quarter final stage at the weekend and … Continue reading
My Little Pwdin is just back from school. Unlike millions of others I’m rather fond of Mondays. It’s the day I get to do a lot of writing, hoover up … Continue reading