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X2012 conference on the science of exposure assessment

June 29, 2012

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Only 3 days until the X2012 conference starts. Martie van Tongeren, myself, the BOHS and many others have worked hard to organize an exciting programme, and with almost 350 delegates it seems we have succeeded. instead of my normal posts, I plan to post more regular but much shorter posts over the next week covering […]

Abuses of Science

June 18, 2012

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Following on from my previous post “The Diesel files” (link), i stumbled upon an organization called the Union of Concerned Scientists. I don’t know very much about them, other than that it is an American organization, having something to do with environmental sciences, and that they are clearly concerned about things that should worry most, […]

The Diesel files

June 15, 2012

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sciseekclaimtoken-4fdc55962b4ef   Hereby an integral coverage of some worrying developments regarding the public availability of epidemiological data (that was luckily overturned by the US courts). Or, in other words, this is a copy-paste job from other blogs. With proper references to the originals, I hope I will be forgiven… Last week the IARC Monograph meeting […]

2011 Review of OEH Science

June 15, 2012

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Thanks to a link i saw on Dariusz Leszczynski’s blog (link) about WordPress’ annual review, I can now proudly present the review of OEH Science. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 […]

Surviving Oxford Road

June 15, 2012

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Here’s a confession…I cycle. That’s just what I do.  It’s probably genetic, given that I am Dutch, so I cannot help it. I also cycle in Manchester; very stereotypical according to my friends, and also not one of my brightest ideas apparently. To date I have only been run over once, avoided a handful of […]