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Saturday 10 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 10th 2012, 8:15 AM 101 Views 35 Comments

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’
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# Opinion

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

Aug 24th 2011, 7:47 AM 184 Views 51 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 11th 2011, 7:47 AM 3,212 Views 255 Comments

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