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Saturday 10 March, 2012

Column: We’re all being misled. Why? Because we don’t understand numbers

Misunderstandings and lazy reporting of statistics can lead to everything from wrongful convictions to tragic deaths, writes David Robert Grimes.

Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Column: ‘The very mention of nuclear power sends people into a flutter’

After Fukushima, nuclear power has become a bogeyman – but we shouldn’t dismiss it out of hand, writes physicist David Robert Grimes.

Thursday 11 August, 2011

Column: Homeopathy isn’t just useless – in the wrong hands it’s dangerous

Homeopathy is based on discredited claims, but it makes a lot of money, writes science blogger David Robert Grimes.