Avoiding Little Known Problems With the t-Test

I'm sure we've all seen it -- papers reporting p-values < 0.0001, and they have samples sizes in the hundreds, and they're just comparing two groups. If you haven't seen it, here's an example...

Avoiding Little Known Problems With the t-Test

I'm sure we've all seen it -- papers reporting p-values < 0.0001, and they have samples sizes in the hundreds, and they're just comparing...

1,974 Cans or a 180-gallon Kiddie Pool full of Diet Soda with Splenda/Sucralose — That’s What It Would Take Based on Schiffman et al....

I posted an article here at the Toxic Truth Blog about Schiffman et al.'s study claiming that splenda/sucralose contains a contaminant, which they allege...

No, Splenda/Sucralose and Its Metabolites Won’t Give You Cancer; Peer Review Failed Us Again

Let me be clear -- no, sucralose, or better known by its trade name, Splenda, is not going to give you cancer. It's not...

EWG’s Dirty Dozen List Hurts Poor Americans

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) scares Americans into thinking that the fruits and vegetables they purchase at the store are toxic. Here's how EWG...

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Glyphosate

Did a Federal Appeals Court Actually Say Glyphosate Isn’t Safe?

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made a very straightforward administrative law judgement -- they did not make any statement on the health or...

The Toxic Truth: 8 Flaws Call Friends of the Earth Glyphosate Urine Study Into Question

Recently, Friends of the Earth, published a paper in the journal Environmental Research (Fagan, et al 2020, “Organic diet intervention significantly reduces urinary glyphosate...

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Philosophy of Toxicology and Ethics

Avoiding Little Known Problems With the t-Test

I'm sure we've all seen it -- papers reporting p-values < 0.0001, and they have samples sizes in the hundreds, and they're just comparing...

No, Splenda/Sucralose and Its Metabolites Won’t Give You Cancer; Peer Review Failed Us Again

Let me be clear -- no, sucralose, or better known by its trade name, Splenda, is not going to give you cancer. It's not...

East Palestine Lesson 2: Uncertainty and Communications

Uncertainty. People do not like uncertainty. Unfortunately, it's a fact of life, and it's unavoidable in science. I recently talked about uncertainty and the fact that...

East Palestine Lesson 1: It’s About Mixtures, Not Single Chemicals!

Let me be clear: emergency response is hard. There are a lot of decisions that need to be made in an equivalent of the...

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