Woodpecker Racket?

Last year’s reported sighting in eastern Arkansas of an Ivory-billed Woodpecker, long thought to be extinct, raised the hopes of bird-watchers everywhere. But now a...

FDA May Make Breathing Difficult for Asthmatics

The government may tell asthmatics to “take a hit” for the environment. But that “hit” won’t be from their inhalers, which might be taken...

Food Police Indict SpongeBob

Who would ever think that loveable cartoon characters, such as SpongeBob SquarePants, threaten public health? Well the “food police” apparently do, and this week...

Plants Bad for the Environment? Celebrities Causing Frogs to Croak?

Could it be that celebrities are planting the forests that are causing the global warming that is growing the bacteria that are wiping out...

Energy, A Potent Political Weapon

Americans should pay special attention to this week’s crisis between Russia and the Ukraine involving natural gas. It foreshadows what could happen here if...

The Top 10 Junk Science Claims of 2005

It’s that time of year again when we at JunkScience.com reflect on all the dubious achievements and irresponsible claims made by the junk science...

A Junk Science Christmas Carol

Last week’s revelations that a South Korean stem cell researcher faked results that were touted in the journal Science might result in a most...

Lead Did in Beethoven?

This weekend marks the 235th anniversary of the birth of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. But it’s his death over 178 years ago that made...

Politically Incorrect Plastic

Software giant Microsoft announced this week that it plans to stop using packaging material made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic by the end of...

Global Warming Blues

The 11th annual meeting of global warming enthusiasts in Montreal isn’t turning out to be a very happy event. Even though this is the...

Market-Based Environmentalism Is An Oxymoron

Goldman Sachs is the latest business to surrender to the junk science-based, anti-people agenda of the radical Green movement. The investment banking giant announced...

U.S. Should Not Import European Laws

As globalization fosters economic growth around the world, Americans should be vigilant of an unintended consequence: the imposition on U.S. businesses and consumers of...

Global Warming on the Cover of Rolling Stone

You may remember the 1970s song “On the Cover of Rolling Stone” by Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show, especially the catchy lyrics, “Wanna...

Flu Proposal Misguided

Faced with growing frenzy about the possibility of pandemic flu, President Bush reached back into the politician’s bag of traditional “solutions” this week and...

DDT Is Only Real Weapon to Combat Malaria

During the few minutes you spend reading this column, malaria will kill six Africans and sicken about 3,000 more, mostly children and pregnant women—a...