Fragile Science: The Reality Behind The Headlines

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Headlines bring news of the latest health scare, with worrying predictions for where developments in science will takes us. We want and need to understand the phenomena that influence our lives, but science is often more subtle and more complicated than the headlines would suggest. Over a diverse range of subjects, Robin Baker shows that the science we as consumers believe to be true is often an o...

Hardcover: 258 pages
Publisher: Macmillan Pub Ltd; First Edition edition (December 1, 2001)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0333901029
ISBN-13: 978-0333901021
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 14063914
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This is a wonderful review of the evidence behind many of the 'everybody knows that..' kind of 'fact'. Is it really true that cholesterol is linked to heart disease? Is global warming really happening? how much can we trust the experts who blithely c...

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cation - a convenient way of explaining complex subjects which are little understood. His investigations reach their own, startling conclusions. Could it be possible, for example, that using sun screen is actually increasing our chance of skin cancer? More and more people are taking Prozac, but does science have an easy answer to explain why? We all know the arguments in favour of conservation, but could there be strong biological arguements against it?