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    How junk science masquerades as the real thing

    An article appearing in the Popular Mechanics magazine, How junk science masquerades as the real thing makes you become a skeptic with any research presented
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    It is an example of activists using the trappings of science to influence public opinion and policy
    About sums it up.

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    Article generation software has been used to successfully pass papers through full peer review - on a number of occasions.

    The thing to do is read, then use common sense. If the results appear odd - then they probably are. Mind you, not always!
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