Industry-paid and undisclosed experts nestled in top-echelons of science

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British ‘The Guardian’ revealed in 2006 that, yet again, famous and presumed trustworthy scientist was not so “trustworthy”…  Sir Richard Doll, famous epidemiologist who demonstrated causal link between tobacco and lung cancer, was a consultant for the chemical industry as … Continue reading

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Finnish Professor of Physics Continues Presenting Absurd Opinions

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In published today opinion in ‘Voi hyvin’ journal (9/2016), Professor of Physics Tapio Ala-Nissilä makes simply joke of himself when he states [emphasis added DL]: “…Naiivia on väittää, että glioomien takana olisi heikko SMG-säteily “tuntemattomana tekijänä”. Jos näin on, eihän … Continue reading

Blogging from the BioEM2014 meeting in Cape Town

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This year, meeting of the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS) and the European BioElectromagnetics Association (EBEA) – the BioEM2014 – will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, June 8-13, 2014. The full program of the meeting and erratum are available for … Continue reading

Research “firewalls” – The King is Naked!

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There is talk of “firewalls” between the industry funding research and the scientists executing this research. Are these firewalls providing a real independence of scientists from the funding industry or are they just for the sake of “keeping up appearances”? … Continue reading

Unethical Reporting – my new opinion in The Scientist Magazine

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In the summer of 2010 I published three blogs dealing with Interphone project’s splitting of data and publication of two separate articles (Did INTERPHONE commit… #1, #2, #3) . Nieither of the articles had, according to the authors, enough cases to … Continue reading