Apologies: Offit-Haley Debate

Earlier today a video was posted showing a debate between Dr. Paul Offit and Dr. Boyd Haley set up by the makers as a virtual debate between the two gentlemen about the autism-vaccine debate. The video was removed due to indications of bias on the part of the video’s makers not originally noticed. Upon further…

Anti-vaccination views now affect household pets

Not only are anti-vaccination views affecting humans, pet owners are deciding not to immunize their dogs and cats. According to The New York Post, pet owners in Brooklyn are forgoing vaccinations of their canines and felines for fear they could catch autism. One veterinarian who was interviewed said that she has at least one pet…

Do vaccines cause autism?

Since the California measles outbreak, the anti-vaccine movement has come under scrutiny and has been blamed for the epidemic. It is understandable in many ways that parents are concerned about autism and if it is caused by vaccines. The amount of cases of autism seems to be growing but the reason why people contract autism…

Aussie anti-vaxers start and recruit for a fake church

Conspiracy theories aren’t just the argument from design applied to current events, they are literally a theology geared to tell the story about the multiple, non-governmental organizations of global elites plotting to plan and manipulate world events. One anti-vaccine group in Australia obviously had the lightbulb go off in their heads and decided to start…

Top science study retractions of 2014

Headline & Global News has an interesting write up about the top science study retractions of 2014. The news story cites a Live Science article that points out that retractions of manuscripts published in peer reviewed journals is on the rise. The reason for this is wanting to be first in line despite having done…