Tag Archives: Science

Viewers get scenery, not science, as CNN explores global ‘secrets’ to living longer

In CNN’s reality-based series, “Chasing Life,” correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to far-flung reaches of the planet to explore health care practices rooted in cultural traditions. The show — which is available on the streaming platform CNNgo — was produced by the same division that created Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, and it was clearly designed… Read More »

Is Dentistry a Science? – The Atlantic

In the early 2000s Terry Mitchell’s dentist retired. For a while, Mitchell, an electrician in his 50s, stopped seeking dental care altogether. But when one of his wisdom teeth began to ache, he started looking for someone new. An acquaintance recommended John Roger Lund, whose practice was a convenient 10-minute walk from Mitchell’s home, in… Read More »

‘Anti-vaxxers have an utter contempt for science’, expert says

‘Anti-vaxxers have an utter contempt for science’: Expert puts those who oppose life-saving jabs in the same bracket as flat-Earthers and climate-change deniers Dr Jonathan Kennedy, of Queen Mary University of London, slams anti-vaxxers Accused public of becoming ‘increasingly hostile and suspicious of experts’ Adds vaccines ‘have the capacity to eradicate measles from the UK’ By… Read More »

“The Inventor” and “Breakthrough” At SXSW, Two Tales Of Science Gone Right And Wrong

While thousands of people lined up to check out Amazon’s epic “Omens” activation at SXSW, others escaped the heat and lined up for a couple of documentaries about science gone right, and terribly wrong. The true story of Jim Allison, whose revoutionary cancer treatment is saving thousands of lives. He was awarded the 2018 Nobel… Read More »