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2011-06-01 11:50:00

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's media hoopla about the World Health Organization classifying cell phone use as "possibly carcinogenic" is much ado about nothing. The studies the WHO relies on are weak association studies (link here: http://tinyurl.com/3to2prw) that have zero reliability. Steve Milloy, publisher of JunkScience.com, commented, "Study subject radiation exposure is based on self-report and so is uncertain. No one knows what causes gliomas, so...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JunkScience.com announced today that it is sending an emergency shipment of climate-related books authored by global warming skeptics to Gov. Chris Christie, the apparently climate information-deprived chief executive of the state of New Jersey. Though he pulled New Jersey out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the cap-and-trade program by and for Northeast states, Christie admitted to be ignorant about global warming...

2011-02-16 15:03:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JunkScience.com responded today to the claim by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) that the caramel coloring used in Coca-Cola, Pepsi and other foods is contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals. CSPI's claim is based on studies in which laboratory rats were given extremely high doses of 2-methylimidazole (2-MI) and 4-methylimidazole (4-MI). But such studies are entirely unreliable indicators of cancer-causing affects...

2010-11-22 14:31:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JunkScience.com today launched the web site GoreFacts.com as a response to KochIndustriesFacts.com, Al Gore's attack on Koch Industries for opposing climate alarmism. "I think Al Gore may come to regret his desperate and juvenile attack on Koch Industries," said JunkScience.com publisher Steve Milloy. "Gore has now inspired us to accumulate documented facts about Gore and to present them to the public in a single web site dedicated to...

2007-06-19 06:00:00

By Kolar, Robert D I. INTRODUCTION Junk Science in the courtroom shall be no more. Thus said the United States Supreme Court in Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc.] This rule applies, whether the testimony under consideration is "pure science," or whether it constitutes more general expert testimony in such specialties as engineering, mechanics, economics and the like.2 However, what makes technical or other expert evidence admissible - or not admissible at all - is still a...