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Bad science

Author: Ben Goldacre
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2008.
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Everyone has their own 'bad science' moments, encompassing everything from the useless pie charts on the back of cereal boxes to the use of the word 'visibly' in cosmetics adverts. Full of spleen, Ben Goldacre takes the reader on a hilarious, invigorating and informative journey through the world of bad science.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Goldacre
ISBN: 9780007240197 0007240198
OCLC Number: 259713114
Notes: Index available via World Wide Web.
Awards: Shortlisted for BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2009.
Description: xiii, 338 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Ben Goldacre.
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'The most important book you'll read this year, and quite possibly the funniest.' Charlie Brooker 'Bad Science inroduces the basic scientific principles to help everyone to become an effective Read more...

 
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