+ The Modern Scourge of Scientific Ignorance & Chemophobia

I was thinking of writing a blog post about the misunderstandings and misrepresentations of chemistry that chemophobes and the ignorant spread. I often have discussions with people who claim that something is best because it is “natural”, sometimes not realising that it isn’t really natural at all. Even worse are people (like anti-vaxxers, self-styled nutritionists,…

Homeopathy – Can it work even theoretically?

The theory of homeopathy relies on two ideas. The “memory” of water and the “similar symptoms hypothesis”. I’m going to talk about both of these ideas and show that even IF homeopathy does work, it cannot work in the way homeopathic practitioners describe it. According to homeopathic practitioners, the hydrogen bonds of H2O are said to change…