Does Sniffing Rosemary Increase Memory by 75 Percent?
  • 11 February 2019
Such quantitative sounding claims are great for viral shares and page views but are meaningless...
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Was a Healthy Nine-Year-Old Girl Paralyzed by a Flu Shot?
  • 26 October 2018
The story of a heartbreaking illness following a routine flu shot has been used to...
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Is Cream of Tartar an Effective Treatment for Migraine Headaches?
  • 15 October 2018
Numerous websites list cream of tartar as a home remedy for headaches, but the scientific...
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Did a Scientific Study Prove That “Conspiracists” Are “The Most Sane of All?”
  • 27 August 2018
A conspiracy theory website drew a series of baseless or incorrect conclusions from a study...
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‘Natural News’ Creator’s Newest Site Focuses Entirely on Teenaged Mass Shooting Survivor
  • 16 April 2018
Mike "Health Ranger" Adams is behind a web site dedicated to attacking David Hogg, who...
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Did Ditching Common Core Cause a Florida School’s Test Results to Improve?
  • 20 March 2018
Articles criticizing the Common Core curriculum draw causal connections where none exist.
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Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Damage and Create ‘Snowflakes and Crybullies’?
  • 10 January 2018
A story in an "alternative health site" falsely states mobile phones are causing people to...
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Does an ‘Increase’ in Arctic and Greenland Ice Cast Doubt on the Reality of Global Warming?
  • 4 October 2017
Single data points presented without context do not interfere with the scientific consensus on climate...
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Did a Second Gunman Shoot From the Fourth Floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel?
  • 3 October 2017
Conspiracy theorists spread false information that a second person targeted a country music concert crowd...
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How a Retired Scientist’s Questionable ‘Institute’ Convinced the Internet That Cancer Was Cured
  • 11 September 2017
The Socrates Institute for Therapeutic Immunology is run from the home of a defiant 92-year-old...
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Does NASA Data Show That Global Warming Isn’t Causing a Sea Level Rise?
  • 1 August 2017
Dubious web sites generously provided the Internet with textbook examples of both cherry-picked data and...
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Wheaties Cereal Sticks to Magnets Because It Contains Iron?
  • 6 January 2017
Wheaties and other breakfast foods are fortified with iron, which reacts to magnets.
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