• 09 MAR 05

    Tobacco Science

    UCSF report says Philip Morris influenced scientific article Firm suggested to writer that link between SIDS, secondhand smoke be downplayed – Alex Barnum, Chronicle Staff Writer Monday, March 7, 2005 Researchers at UCSF reviewing once-secret industry documents have detailed an elaborate effort by a leading tobacco company to raise doubts among doctors and public health

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    • 09 MAR 05

    Henry Lai’s research and the politics of big science

    http://www.washington.edu/alumni/columns/march05/wakeupcall01.html HENRY LAI HAS A VIVID RECOLLECTION OF HIS INTRODUCTION to the politics of big science. It was 1994, and he had just received a message from the National Institutes of Health, which was funding work he was doing on the effects of microwave radiation, similar to that emitted by cellular phones, on the brain.

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    • 01 MAR 05

    Dirty bombs, missiles, and bullets

    Now that the Australian government is increasing its troop levels in Iraq, those troops should know that the hazards they face are far more than being shot by unfriendly insurgents. For those troops the issue of DU is very much an OH&S topic for this list. Is it really worth bringing home a legacy of

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