23 October 2007

Fighting back on behalf of science

Black Sun Journal has three must-read postings up on global-warming denialism: here, here, and here. See also this compilation debunking common denialist myths.

Pseudoscience is sometimes defended with "scientific" arguments and claims which can sound like the real thing to the layman. In 2004 such an effort to validate "intelligent design" was put to the test in court -- and fell flat on its face.

Hillary Clinton has made it clear that as President she would sweep away the restrictions on stem-cell research which have crippled progress in that critical field under the Bush administration, and would end the practice of government manipulation of science for the sake of ideology.

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