Reporting science

… is not very easy. On one hand, (part of) the public entrusts scientists with the task of sorting out the complicated details, subsequent number crunching, and production of details; on the other hand, they want the “answer” in black and white, a right or wrong. All without really taking into account the continuous trial … More Reporting science

In the news today…2

“Somali adulterer stoned to death” …reads the headline. (A bit delayed, but go on.) Which makes for an article that may not rouse too much suspicion other than the chosen execution method. What bothers me is that they plan on stoning the mother of the child (the girlfriend of the “adulterer”) after she has given … More In the news today…2