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NC State University Building Investigated for Manmade Organic Chemicals (PCBs) Causing Cancer

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In November 2023, the Poe Hall building, which is the College of Education and Psychology Department at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, was tested positive for the presence of manmade organic chemicals known as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).1 According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), PCBs are have been shown to cause […]

Los Angeles School District Encourages Sick Students to Attend Classes

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When Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in California reopened following the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) declaration, public school officials initially demanded that parents keep students at home if they showed even the slightest symptoms of illness.1 At one time, LAUSD had the strictest COVID-19 protocols in the United States, which […]

Many U.S. Universities End COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

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Many universities and colleges in the United States required proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for attendance when the shots were first introduced and, until recently, many of these academic institutions also required receipt of the new COVID bivalent booster shots.1 But almost two years since the rollout of the original COVID shots, many universities and colleges […]

Why Statistical Significance is Killing Science

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In 2016, the American Statistical Association1 released an editorial warning against the misuse of statistical significance in interpreting scientific research. Another commentary was recently published in the journal Nature,2 calling for the research community to abandon the concept of statistical significance. Before being published in Nature,3 the article states it was endorsed by more than 800 statisticians and […]

Big Pharma Pays Universities for Most Medical Research in U.S. Today

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In the past, collaboration between scientists in academia and pharmaceutical companies was relatively uncommon. However, lately there has been a growing interest in developing financial partnerships between these two sectors. The drug industry’s funding patterns for academic research has shifted from handpicked projects on investigation of…

Sit Down Science

Industry funded “science” has tainted our world and turned science-based evidence into science-biased propaganda. Universities are laundering money through foundations to intentionally hide relationships, while scientists secretly nurture their relationships with corporate executives. Negative outcomes go unpublished…

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