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SPLOŠNO osnove znanosti in kulture

Bad science

Ben Goldacre

Junij 2014

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Ben Goldacre’s wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics, scaremongering journalists and evil pharmaceutical corporations.

Since 2003 Dr Ben Goldacre has been exposing dodgy medical data in his popular Guardian column. In this eye-opening book he takes on the MMR hoax and misleading cosmetics ads, acupuncture and homeopathy, vitamins and mankind’s vexed relationship with all manner of ‘toxins’. Along the way, the self-confessed ‘Johnny Ball cum Witchfinder General’ performs a successful detox on a Barbie doll, sees his dead cat become a certified nutritionist and probes the supposed medical qualifications of ‘Dr’ Gillian McKeith.

Full spleen and satire, Ben Goldacre takes us on a hilarious, invigorating and ultimately alarming journey through the bad science we are fed daily by hacks and quacks.


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Cobiss ID: 15214937
Avtor: Ben Goldacre
Cobiss naslov: Bad science / Ben Goldacre
Postavitev: SPLOŠNO osnove znanosti in kulture
Jezik: angleški
Leto: 2009
Založništvo: London [etc.] : Harper Perennial, cop. 2009
Fizični: XIII, 370 str. : ilustr. ; 20 cm