Understanding Risk

XKCD: Increased Risk

XKCD

Bad Science – The Year in Nonsense

What Ben Goldacre’s written about in 2009.

It’s been a vintage year for dodgy science in government. We saw reports on cocaine that were disappeared, dodgy evidence to justify DNA retention, and some government advisors who estimated the cost of piracy at 10% of GDP, to media applause, and then failed to tell everyone they’d […]