Archive for the ‘Soapbox’ Category

John McCain also provided answers to ScienceDebate 2008 earlier in the election season, timed (no doubt intentionally) to coincide with a massive project being due and my being buried under mountains of data quality and recoding issues. ¬† I will address them, in the same style I addressed the Obama answers, as soon as I […]


CHICAGO¬†(AP) — A government agency has dropped plans for a study of a controversial treatment for autism that critics had called an unethical experiment on children.The National Institute of Mental Health said in a statement Wednesday that the study of the treatment — called chelation — has been abandoned. The agency decided the money would […]