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Nominations for the Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science

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The anti-lobbying clause

Here's a plan to do better

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'The Ugly Truth'

by Tracey Brown, director of Sense About Science

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Measuring government transparency

New framework rates use of evidence

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Chemicals

Making sense of chemical stories

A briefing document for the lifestyle sector on misconceptions about chemicals.

Debunking detox

Voice of Young Science published a dossier on their hunt for the evidence behind detox claims made for products and diets, and their own 'detox' leaflet promoting the liver and kidneys as a fantastic ‘detox’ system and explaining why there is no need to spend money on expensive products and treatments.

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Experiment on parabens

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Bisphenol A in food packaging

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