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General Science Skepticism

Noakes and vaccine-assisted herd immunity

This entry is part 30 of 30 in the series Noakes

Noakes continues to assert that he’s not anti-vaccination, even as he argues that Andrew Wakefield deserves an apology.

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Academia and teaching Skepticism

Sboros on Noakes and academic “mobbing” at UCT

This entry is part 29 of 30 in the series Noakes

In her most recent contribution to historical legend, Marika Sboros repeats some conspiratorial musings about me and Prof. Tim Noakes.

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Science

Noakes on McAlpine’s review of Lore of Nutrition

Prof. Tim Noakes and Marika Sboros have responded to Dr. Alastair McAlpine’s review of their “Lore of Nutrition”, and in doing so, have pretty much confirmed his primary thesis, namely that they are more interested in proving a point and defaming their critics rather than making their case.

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Morality Science Skepticism

Noakes and vaccination: if it quacks like a duck…

On CliffCentral, Noakes again took the opportunity to spread misinformation about the safety of vaccines, while denying that he was anti-vaccination.

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Science Skepticism

Lore of Nutrition – Prof. Tim Noakes and Marika Sboros

Penguin have just published Tim Noakes and Marika Sboros’s “Lore of Nutrition”, which tells the story of Noakes’s struggle against me and other dark forces.

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General Science Skepticism

Noakes: eat pandas, not plants

Prof. Noakes believes that we can save the environment by eating more meat, and that fully vegetarian or vegan societies can’t survive. Plus, he tells us about the lessons pandas can teach humans.

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Science

A tale of two conspiracies from the Noakes hearings

Prof Noakes ended up trending on Twitter today, after SAFM and News24 reported that he’d been found guilty of professional misconduct by the HSPCA. But they will only be ruling on the matter in April 2017.

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Morality Science

The #NoakesHearing, and social media ethics for (medical) professionals

This entry is part 28 of 30 in the series Noakes

A summary of a talk I recently gave on social media ethics for medical professionals, with partial reference to the hearings involving Prof. Tim Noakes.

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Science

HPCSA Hearings regarding Prof. Tim Noakes resume

This entry is part of 30 in the series Noakes

The HPSCA hearings regarding Prof Noakes and his tweets resumed this week, and I’ve been attending. Here’s a snippet of what I’ve observed.

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Science

A few quick bites (on Noakes, diet and celebrity science)

This entry is part of 30 in the series Noakes

Some snippets on Nina Teicholz, Professor Tim Noakes, and recent research related to the efficacy of low-carb diets in treating Type 2 diabetes.