Self-correcting science works again

Andrew Wakefield - a disturbing study in self-delusion.

On scientists, the internet, and viral science denialism

Scientists must face up to the new reality of fringe scientists and their devoted nonscientist followers seizing control of the public scientific narrative.

Rational decision making

It would be great to live in a world in which we make decisions as consumers (and as governments) based on a rational cost-benefit analysis, rather than knee-jerk ideology.

Some of my favorite people

The vaccine-refusers should not be enabled in their parasitism on society.

Insula a factor in autism?

The insula is the center of emotional recognition. Does that mean that it could be the center of autism?