Monthly Archives: July 2010

In praise of the somewhat shambolic

The Scienceblogs saga continues to rumble on, with more people quitting – the departure of Bora Zivkovic making perhaps the biggest ripples in this latest group – and now PZ Myers going on strike (see some discussion in the comments … Continue reading

Posted in Annoyances, Grumbling, The Interwebz | 13 Comments

It’s a conspiracy – and you’re ALL in on it

An amusing sequel (in a masochistic and depressing kind of way) to my earlier post detailing how I got involved in one of those fruitless anti-vaccine debates over at a thread on the Guardian’s website. It now appears that all … Continue reading

Posted in Annoyances, Pseudoscience | 24 Comments

Watching football can damage your health

My second instalment from Physiology 2010. At any large scientific meeting, with lots of things on at once, there are lectures that you feel you really have to go to, commonly because they are in your research area. There are … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences, History, Humour, Medicine, Physiology | 13 Comments