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Auerbach’s Beagles

The following introduction and attached pdf file is a guest post by Mikef317 from New York on Auerbach’s Beagles, published as received. It’s really a belated contribution to the CATCH debate that took place some 15 months ago. Please note … Continue reading

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The CATCH Debate Recalled

A year ago today, I left Devon. The day also marked the end of the CATCH (Colloquium About The Cigarette Hypothesis) debates on my old blog, which had been running for about a month after Chris Snowdon, who is firmly … Continue reading

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The Debate Is Never Over

Only yesterday I was once again drawing parallels between the global warming scare and the war on tobacco. In the following story, there’s no need to draw any parallels.  It starts with the following report from New Zealand, where it … Continue reading

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Everybody Knows

I used to believe more or less more or less everything I was told about tobacco. That it caused lung cancer. And that it was addictive. And that Big Tobacco had been lying about both of these for half a … Continue reading

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CATCH-17

Rich White again This is likely to be my last post, for the time being at least. The next few weeks are going to be extremely hectic for me and I won’t have time to submit any more posts, except … Continue reading

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CATCH-16

Chris Snowdon again As promised, this post is going to be about confounding factors, but before we start explaining the correlation between smoking and lung cancer, we must make sure the correlation is solid. Frank and Rich have raised two … Continue reading

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Canals on Mars

No submissions from anybody today, so you’ll have to put up with another post from me. I don’t know whether anybody else shares this view of mine, but I regard physics as being the best exemplar of science. Back in … Continue reading

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