Category Archives: Good News Bad News

Good News / Bad news for Wednesday December 2, 2015

Good News / Bad news for Wednesday December 2, 2015 There is good news and bad news coming out of the Paris Climate Summit. The bad news is that global surface temperature has already risen more than 1° C. A 2° increase is generally considered to be the threshold of “dangerous” warming with global consequences. […]

Updated: Top 10 Worst Anti-Science Web Sites

The worst offending sites on the Internet for promoting bad misinformation.   by Brian Dunning Skeptoid Podcast #495 December 1, 201 You’ve seen it on Facebook or other places a million times: Someone makes some untrue medical or science or conspiracy claim, and to give it the appearance of authority, attach a web link to it. […]

Bad News Good News

This week’s Bad News Good News STEPHEN CHERNISKE·WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015 As you probably know, there is a worldwide epidemic of chronic kidney disease (CKD), caused primarily by high blood pressure and diabetes. Now there is a related factor. A study published in the journal Hypertension found that people using NSAIDS (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) were […]

Good news / bad news

Good news / bad news I think I’ll make this a regular Wednesday science news post. Starting with this week’s bad news: A gigantic 12.4 kilometer square slab of ice has broken off the Jakobshavn glacier in Greenland. To put that into perspective (for those who have visited NYC) imagine a sheet of ice as […]