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Technical issues (again)

Although the most serious blog problems (such as my not being able to post) appear to be resolved, that doesn’t mean that everything is peaches and cream here at ScienceBlogs. Apparently the servers have been getting slammed by spammers attempting to deluge us with comment spam. Consequently, we have all been asked to tighten our […]

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Blogging Alzheimer’s

How annoying. I had the perfect dubious medical test that I had wanted to write about from a skeptical viewpoint. It was a test that looked at many different blood tests and biomarkers and claimed to be far more sensitive at detecting cancer and a wide variety of diseases. It was obvious to me that […]

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Orac disembodied

Orac is disturbed. He had entered the ScienceBlogs network expecting rapid integration into its continuum, allowing him the communing with other science-loving beings that he craved. But it had not happened. Something was wrong. The feed through which Orac’s insolence was to flow to the world was only partially working. What was going on? Orac […]

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Orac knows quackery

As promised, here is the first list of links of “classic insolence” from the old blog. For new readers, this is a place to start as far as my writings about quackery and dubious alternative medicine: What is an "altie"? Understanding alternative medicine “testimonials” for cancer cures Battling quackery in conventional medicine How can intelligent […]