Strange things Archive


Scientists say … Part II

Doing the very quick review of press articles with headlines including the phrase “Scientists Say” was so illuminating last time I did it, that I thought that I would repeat the exercise  to see what new stuff out intrepid scientific researchers have been up to recently – mostly with our money.

Here are a few of the choice headlines:

I wonder if I can get a research grant for this?


Scientists say …

Its not at all unusual these days to read just about any story which includes the magical words “scientists say”. Mostly, these will be stories of impending catastrophe, or backing up some government scheme to separate the electorate from many billions in new taxes. Read the rest of this entry »