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Royal Society of Canada and Safety Code 6

Royal Society of Canada and Safety Code 6

05 April 2014 by Michael Kruse

This week, the Royal Society of Canada released a report by their Expert Panel on Safety Code 6.  Safety Code 6 is the Health Canada standard that sets recommended exposure limits for radio-frequencies. The last update was in 2013, and Health Canada wanted the RSC’s advice on the updates to make sure they were up […]

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Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

20 June 2010 by Melany Hamill

Be skeptical of former ‘skeptics’ Despite what the ads claim, trying a product yourself is actually a lousy way to find out if it’s any good Jonathan spotted this win in the Ottawa Citizen, by skeptic Brian Dunning. Brian, of the excellent Skeptoid podcast, discusses the value of anecdotal evidence, and cautions us to beware […]

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Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

06 June 2010 by Melany Hamill

Pay attention to your dreams Lisa spotted this gem in the 24hours newspaper. In yet another article that seems to be nothing more than free advertising for a pair of woo peddlers, we learn that our dreams can be interpreted to solve the problems in our lives. The article, about a husband and wife pair […]

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Skeptic Fails and Wins this Week

Skeptic Fails and Wins this Week

11 April 2010 by Melany Hamill

Held captive in her own body, docs won’t help - Fred and Jim both send in this fail in the Toronto Sun. It was also covered on Steve Novella’s excellent blog, Neurologica. The story is about a locked-in woman who received an unspecified “stem cell” treatment at an unnamed Mexican clinic. They now claim that […]

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