Butterflies are Cheap. Junk Science Costs a Bundle.
(July 1st, 1999)
Supporters of "chaos theory" argue that a butterfly flapping its wings in Europe can trigger hundreds of chain reactions which will eventually affect the weather in the U.S. While that may be a stretch, it is true that a couple of dead butterfly caterpillars in California can trigger a...
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Mad Cows or Mad Scientists
(July 1st, 1999)
The mad cow disease scare that destroyed Britain's beef industry and cost the country £3.5 billion may not have been caused by tainted beef after all.According to the London Daily Telegraph, England's Ministry of Agriculture has awarded a quarter of a million pounds to two scientists who claim...
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