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Celebrities and Science 2012

28 December 2012

Once again we have been charting the rise and fall of celebrity fads, endorsements and claims about science and evidence. We’ve asked scientists to review a selection of the dubious claims sent to us throughout the year. This is not just an opportunity to talk science to the latest fads – celebrity comments travel far and fast, so it’s important that they talk sense about issues like dangerous dieting and medical treatments.

Read Celebrities and Science 2012.


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