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Mark Williams

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Mark Williams is a former member of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

The Death and Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

On the 29th January, 1951, a woman named Henrietta Lacks called into John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, complaining that she felt a ‘knot’ in...

Michael Thalbourne, 1955-2010

It is with great sadness that I write to tell you that Australian parapsychologist Michael Thalbourne has passed away. I am glad to have...

Ipso Factoid: Daily Mail in Mildly Educational Shocker

The Daily Mail recently produced a list of questions commonly asked of parents by their naturally curious children about science and the world around...

Ipso Factoid: *insert gratuitous sexual pun here*

In a wonderful opportunity (duly ignored) to prove our maturity as a society, both the Times and Daily Mail had headlines declaring "What an...

God Damn Blasphemers

Having just been rocked by further revelations of abuse and cover-up rampant in the Catholic Church, the Irish State decided to kick off the...

IPSO FACTOID: Well That’s It Then, Science Is Over

Pack up the Bunsen burners and power down the computers because Science Is Dying! This wonderfully nonsensical claim is thanks to Daniel Henninger of...

The Evolution Of Science In The Classroom

It has been decided to make teaching of the evolutionary theory compulsory in primary schools through the UK.  It is a move that has...

Foals for Goals: Horse placenta the new magic sponge?

As an avid football fan and someone who has sustained their fair share of injuries, I have often been jealous of professional footballers who...

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