Junk science writers

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Junk science writers

Dan Duke Dan started playing guitar as a teenager in the previous century, digging into rock and the blues. A visit to a Muse Jam in rejuvenated his interest in performing. He wants to keep the Muse Jam alive and continue the spirit of openness to music, poetry and whatever else people are interested in sharing.

He has worked at The Virginian-Pilot for 23 years as an editor for the business section, features section and copy desk, and currently is in charge of the paper's arts and entertainment coverage.

Send Dan a message. He enjoys playing soccer for Beach FC and likes burgers that his dad makes for him.

Sheila Arnold

Simon is very happy to be part of The Muse family. He writes sci-fi, dabbles in literary fiction and non-fiction from time to time, and is hard at work on several novels.

His editorial on light rail was published in The Virginian-Pilot, one of his short stories garnered an honorable mention in Issues in Science and Technology's first sci-fi contest, and he recently won second-place in the non-fiction category at the HRW Writers Conference.

Microsoft Word for Writers, Writing in the Now: Send Rick a message. She earned a B. Upon graduating, she worked at her hometown newspaper and quickly fell in love with feature writing. Nicole Emmelhainz Nicole Emmelhainz earned her Ph. She also holds an M.

She is currently working on publishing a collection of her poetry, as well as writing a part nonfiction, part memoir of Galloway, Ohio and the Darby Creek watershed, where she was born and raised.

Send Nicole a message. She worked for Mobil Oil as a geophysicist before retiring in to raise three children. While in Houston from toshe worked as an artist in oil painting and printmaking.

junk science writers

Send Leslie a message. He is a cookbook author Popcorn, Dishing Up Virginia, Nutsfood historian, culinary advisor for the Commonwealth of Virginia and a media awards judge for the prestigious James Beard Awards.

Send Patrick a message. Diane Fine Diane Fine has been a professional screenwriter and "script doctor" in Hollywood for over 20 years. A graduate of USC's School of Cinematic Arts, she has taught screenwriting, creative writing and elements of storytelling to children, teens and adults in Los Angeles.Yet critics also claim the journals are purveyors of “junk science” — misleading, industry-backed articles that threaten public health by playing down the dangers of well-known toxic substances such as lead and asbestos.

The articles often are used to stall regulatory efforts and defend court cases. Reversing the legacy of junk science in the courtroom By Kelly Servick Mar.

7, , PM On a September afternoon in , a man named Richard Green was shot and wounded in his neighborhood. “Egg yolks linked to heart disease” screamed the headlines on Monday 6th August The newspaper article came from a journal article called “Egg yolk consumption and carotid plaque“.

I really have got better things to do than to continually dissect articles from so called scientists, but, when the item under attack is the super food called egg, someone has to leap to its defence.

John Aguiar

Science writers and scientists had plenty of time to prepare, thanks to the unprecedented PR effort devoted to the ENCODE publishing phenomenon. It even included a special exhibit at London's Science Museum and, oddly, an aerial ballet. Oct 24,  · This is a disturbing story about the abuse of the power of journalism and the trust of the public by one of the most, if not the most, influential food writers in the world.

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