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Jul 20

Cargo cult science in the Gulf, news at 11


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The Gulf oil tragedy has already shown the ignorance of some reporters about chemistry. However, a Mobile TV station and their chemist has taken it to new heights when they blamed the oil spill for (likely) bad glassware. WKRG is a local TV news station in Mobile, Alabama; they sent intrepid reporter Jessica Taloney to …

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