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02/03/12 – Vital Multivitamins?
Louisa Lyon says we shouldn’t get too pleased with oursleves for taking vitamin supplements.
24/02/12 – Warming Warning
Tobias Gerken warns us against climate skeptics who insist that the recent chill dispells climate change worries.
17/02/12 – Written in the Stars
Bethany Jones explores the science of astrology.
10/02/12 – Ignore the Media Storm
BlueSci 2012 President Jonathan Lawson advises us not to fear the extinction of the human race by meteors.
03/02/12 – Pandemic Publicity Panic
Leila Haghighat tells us not to be taken in by Hollywood’s films about viral pandemics.
27/01/12 – Flu-Fighting Fraud
Nicola Love asks if the herbal product Echinacea will actually cure your fever.
27/11/11 – Sick to my Stomach of Probiotics
Beth Jones explains why we’re wasting our money on ‘good bacteria.’
22/11/11 - NHS Funds Homeopathy
BlueSci 2011 Advertising Manager, Richard Thomson, discusses why homeopathic medicine should not be supported by already overstretched government funds in the NHS.
15/11/11 – Treating ‘Technological Lepers’
BlueSci 2011 President, Tim Middleton, pulls the plug on electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS), a disorder where electrical goods supposedly cause sufferers pain.
09/11/11 – A Molecule of Mice, not Men
Mrinalini Dey discusses the argument over whether red wine is actually good for your health, and how what is true for mice may not be true for us.
01/11/11 – Sleep on it
BlueSci 2011/12 News Editor, Louisa Lyon, investigates the myth that we all need 8 hours sleep per night in order to function.
27/05/11 – Totem Confidence
In an exam term special, Shuna Gould investigates Totem Confidence, one of many products claiming to help relieve exam stress.
22/05/11 – Cosmeceuticals
Lindsey Nield explores the future of the cosmetics industry and its changing relationship with scientific research.
15/05/22 - Un-Real Water™
BlueSci 2011 web editor Jonathan Lawson outlines some of the pseudoscientific claims being made by the Real Water™ company about their special alkalised water.
08/05/11 – Time to Abandon Nuclear Power?
BlueSci 2011 advertising manager, Richard Thomson considers alternative power sources and askes whether nuclear power is really as hazardous as we are lead to believe.
09/03/11 – Is organic any better?
BlueSci 2011 secretary, Jessica Robinson compares organic and non-organic foods and asks, if it’s really worth the extra.
23/02/11 – 10% of Your Brain
Ian Fyfe, BlueSci 2010 president, dispels the myth that we only use 10% of our brains.
17/02/11 – Power Balance
Tom Bishop discusses the ‘science’ behind Power Balance bands.
09/02/11 - Bio-piracy
BlueSci 2011 publicity officer Helen Gaffney looks at the illegal exploitation of natural resources by bio-pirates and multi-national corporations.
02/02/11 - Climate Change
BlueSci 2011 president Tim Middleton investigates why we should be worried by climate sceptics.
26/01/11 – 5-a-Day
BlueSci 2011 web editor Jonathan Lawson examines the value of eating 5 portions of fruit and veg per day.
Not-Sci was previously written by Sita Dinanauth, BlueSci 2011 film editor. It includes 12 articles, printed between October 2009 and April 2010. Find them all here.