- Carrington Event Redux
- Shark Week Pseudoscience
- Cervical Manipulation and Strokes
- iPhone Performance
Science or Fiction
An examination of certain Cro-Magnon remains suggests that a mummification process was used, not unlike early Egyptian techniques. http://www.nature.com/news/mummifying-balm-recipe-is-older-than-the-pharaohs-1.15717
For the first time a scientist has developed a technique for creating glass out of elemental metal. http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v448/n7155/full/448758a.html
A new study finds that certain “rubble asteroids” are held together by more than their mutual gravity, and that some other unidentified force is involved. http://www.nature.com/news/near-earth-asteroid-held-together-by-weak-force-1.15713
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
‘There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.’ - George Washington.