Posts Tagged ‘bad science’

Saturday – A little late but… Welcome back!

January 12, 2013

After a busy festive season (mostly spent stuffing my face with unhealthy foodstuffs) I’m back and it’s back to business as usual here in school.

I’m reading a great book at the moment: Bad Science by Dr Ben Goldacre. Find it and read it if you can.

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Pic from ‘Explorative Life Blog’

Dr Ben deals with evidence – how to collect it with properly designed experiments and how to use it sensibly. This story (from the BBC) is all about a really great experiment carried out a Newcastle University that’s shed some light on one of the great mysteries of science:

ImageWhy do our fingers end up looking like prunes when we spend too long in the bath?!

 

 

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