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Science Isn’t Immune to Mistakes

Let's talk about Public Safety shall we? Is the government doing its job to make sure our food and drugs are truly safe in a...

The Science Is Unsettling: Radiation Therapy for ‘Enlarged Thymus’

In 1848, fifteen-year-old Hannah Greener of Newcastle, United Kingdom died minutes after being administered chloroform anesthetic for the removal of a toenail. As increasing...

The Science Is Unsettling: Walter Freeman and the Ice Pick Lobotomy

From the mid-1930s to the mid-1960s, over 50,000 lobotomies were performed in the United States. Walter Freeman performed over 3,400 lobotomies himself. Dr. Freeman became...

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