Results for: DDT

And Another Thing…. (DDT Fail)

I was interviewed by Drunken Skeptics (Michigan Skeptics Association) about DDT, bed bugs, and my criticism of Brian Dunning for not doing proper research and posting a lot of incorrect stuff about DDT. Listen to […]

Brian Dunning’s DDT Fail

Why do smart people sometimes fall for hoaxes?

DDT conference in Michigan

Wag of the antennae to Millard Fillmore for finding this: Eugene Kenaga International DDT Conference on Environment and Health DDT: What We Know; What Do We Need to Know? On March 14, 2008, Alma College, […]

American Chemical Society discusses DDT

in a “Perspectives” article in Environmental Science and Technology. Regrettably, the primary entomologist they talked to was Donald Roberts, who is about as Pro-DDT as you can get. Although Roberts is quoted heavily, as a […]

New article on Rachel Carson and DDT

FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting), one of the most interesting magazines out there, has a new article on the “Rachel Carson is evil/DDT will save the planet” insanity in the media. I think they […]

DDT and Snake oil

For those of you following the attempts to resurrect DDT as the saviour of mankind, Ed at Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub has a great new post in which he links an old TV drama to DDT […]

More DDT hijinks from people who should know better

Ed at Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub caught someone blindly repeating the “Rachel Carson is the antichrist” dogma that’s making the rounds. Check out his post. Here’s some interesting background on the overly positive National Geographic DDT […]