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Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF) or, My Big Bike Crash and Surgical Adventure

Posted by on Sep 21, 2019 on michaelshermer.com

On July 26 I had a nasty cycling crash. I’m fond of telling people that cycling is a low-impact sport, unless you impact the ground, which...

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Conspiracies & Conspiracy Theories: What We Should and Shouldn’t Believe—and Why

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019 on michaelshermer.com

Audible Inc., the world’s largest producer and provider of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, in conjunction...

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Stein’s Law and Science’s Mission

Posted by on Jan 1, 2019 on michaelshermer.com

The case for scientific humanism This column was first published in the January 2019 issue of Scientific American. In the April 2001 issue...

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Kids These Days

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 on michaelshermer.com

A looming crisis and how to avert it This column was first published in the December 2018 issue of Scientific American. Something is amiss...

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The Fallacy of Excluded Exceptions

Posted by on Nov 1, 2018 on michaelshermer.com

Why the singular of “data” is not “anecdote” This column was first published in the November 2018 issue of Scientific American. For a...

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