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UK universities offer degrees in “pseudoscience,” Nature article says

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39163.672847.DB (Published 29 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:659
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    A subject that many researchers see as a pseudoscience is achieving scientific status within the British education system, says a news report in the science journal Nature (2007:446;352-3, doi: 10.1038/446352a).

    In an accompanying commentary (pp 373-4, doi: 10.1038/446373a), David Colquhoun, of University College London's pharmacology department, says, “The least that one can expect of a bachelor of science (BSc) honours degree is that the subject of the degree is science. Yet in December 2006 the UK Universities and Colleges …

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