Book Review: Science Under Siege: Defending Science, Exposing Pseudoscience edited by Kendrick Frazier

Review by Laura Sanders

By Science News, 11:32 AM August 27, 2009

Scientific literacy has taken a hit. Facts are absent or distorted by spin doctors, leaving people to flounder when interpreting complex issues, writers argue in this new collection of essays. Edited by former Science News editor Kendrick Frazier (now editor of Skeptical Inquirer), these engaging, insightful and often surprising essays by researchers and journalists describe what science is and is not, and what happens when the facts get twisted.

“Discovering new evidence about nature is what...

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